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    Heejae Lim

    BHSI Fellow; Founder & CEO, TalkingPoints

    Heejae Lim is the founder and CEO of TalkingPoints, which drives student success in low-income, diverse areas through building strong partnerships across parents, schools, and communities. Previously, she served as chief of staff to a special advisor to the UK Secretary of Education. Heejae also worked with Aspire Public Schools to develop the Aspire Teacher Residency program (now Alder Education), and as a consultant at McKinsey & Company, where she advised the Gates Foundation and Teach First UK as well as worked on large consumer/retail M&A deals. Having grown up as a Korean immigrant, English-Language Learner student herself, Heejae is passionate about driving student outcomes for the underserved student population through innovation and has worked on education reform to drive data-driven decision-making systems for national education ministries. She has been recognized as an Echoing Green Fellow, a Stanford Social Innovation Fellow, an Ashoka Changemaker, and a member of Forbes’ “30 Under 30: Education.”

    Past Events

    Wednesday, Oct 17 2018

    12 PM

    The support of worthy causes is not restricted to philanthropy—entrepreneurs across the globe are constantly finding ways to help people in need... read more
    1 hour | Conversation | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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