Meetings and Events

We don’t believe in going it alone. In fact, because humans are social animals, creation through collaboration is typically the most productive route. Two heads — in fact, many heads — are better than one, especially when we face complex or stubborn problems.


July 1, 2020

A Stronger Nation Webinar: Counting Short-Term, Industry Certifications

Courtney Brown and Jeff Strohl discuss the importance of high-quality industry certifications. This is the first year that our ‘A Stronger Nation’ data tracker measures certifications in postsecondary education attainment, and we’re excited to recognize this critical pathway for skills development and recognition.
Speakers
Courtney Brown Courtney Brown
Vice President of Strategic Impact, Lumina Foundation
Jeff Strohl Jeff Strohl
Director of Research, Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce
Moderator
Domy Raymond Dominique Raymond
Strategy Director, Lumina Foundation
Agenda
2:00 Welcome and Introduction: Dominique Raymond
2:05 Stronger Nation: A measure of America’s progress: Courtney Brown
2:30 Measuring Short-Term Credentials: Jeff Strohl
2:45 Stronger Nation Spotlights, Key Takeaways, and Next Steps: Courtney Brown
3:00 Open Audience Q&A: Dominique Raymond
Until 3:30 Extended Q&A *

See the list of organizations specializing in certification data referenced during the webinar.


June 25, 2020

HBCU Perspectives: Leadership Perspectives and Priorities

Lumina Foundation national webinar from June 25, 2020 features 3 HBCU presidents from Howard University, Dillard University, and Morgan State University who have led their institutions to improve student retention and completion rates for all students, as well as for diverse student populations within HBCUs. Learn about how these leaders are planning and prioritizing moving forward, and how they view the role of HBCUs in our current context.
Speakers
Danette Howard Danette Howard
Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Lumina Foundation
Walter Kimbrough Walter Kimbrough
President, Dillard University
David Wilson David Wilson
President, Morgan State University
Wayne Frederick Wayne A. I. Frederick
President, Howard University