Josh Jarrett is a Deputy Director for Postsecondary Success in the U.S. Program. Josh leads the Next Generation Models portfolio within Postsecondary Success. This portfolio supports learning innovations and technologies with the potential to dramatically
increase low-income student success and improve affordability. Investments areas include interactive courseware and tools, diagnostic assessments, learner relationship management systems, and breakthrough delivery models. Josh has been with the foundation
for six years.
Prior to the foundation, Josh served as an Engagement Manger in McKinsey & Company’s Social Sector Practice, leading nonprofit organizations on issues of strategy, operations and organization. Prior to McKinsey & Company, Josh served as an entrepreneur,
helping to launch a customer service software company.
Josh is a graduate of Dartmouth College and he holds a graduate degree in business from the Harvard Business School.
March 13, 2013 / Josh Jarrett, Rahim Rajan
The Foundation is soliciting proposals from accredited U.S. colleges and universities for 10, $100,000 grants to help them create the partnerships necessary to launch adaptive courses over the next two years.
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November 13, 2012 / Josh Jarrett
It’s a question higher education leaders are asking themselves a lot these days—what are these so-called MOOCs and should their college or university offer one?
"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
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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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