Lauren Lewis is Assistant Director of Communications for Achieving the Dream, Inc., a national nonprofit that helps more community college students, particularly students of color and low-income students, stay in school and earn a college certificate or degree. In this role, Lewis coordinates all strategic communications and marketing for Achieving the Dream, including media outreach, web strategy, paid media, publications, branding, and stakeholder relations.
January 30, 2012 / Lindsay Kelley, Lauren Lewis
A new video competition provides a platform for students to share their voices on waht it takes to stay in college.
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"Our desire to bring every good thing to our children is a force for good throughout the world. It’s what propels societies forward." —Melinda Gates
The Global Fund has helped to deliver more than 190 million bed nets to protect families from malaria.
"The world faces a clear choice. If we invest relatively small amounts, many more poor farmers will be able to feed their families." —Bill Gates, 2012 Annual Letter
"When it come to global health, Bill and I are optimists—but we're impatient optimists. Tremendous progress is being made. But there is still so much we're impatient to see done." —Melinda French Gates
In Senegal, 80% of households now have a bed net, helping the number of malaria cases there drop 50% in a single year.
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