Why are Dollars Going to Data Literacy?


New investments addressing a massive skill gap have the power to strengthen a globally-competitive workforce, prepare a generation of problem-solvers, and meet the data revolution head-on. Key players from philanthropy and industry are funding efforts to increase data literacy for every K-12 student. Join this panel to learn about how investments in innovative learning environments, talent development, and coalitions for change are building capacity and equitable pipelines for our modern world.

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  1. Hear how and why funders are prioritizing data literacy in their investment portfolios.
  2. Explore specific investments and opportunities expanding data literacy and innovating on K-12 education to better meet unique student needs.
  3. Understand what data literacy looks like for diverse student populations, content areas, grade levels, and settings.



Lizzie Jones, Consultant, The Learning Agency

Meta Information:

  • Tags: data, funding
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Talk
  • Track: Startups & Investment
  • Session Focus Area K-12 Education
  • Level: Basic Understanding

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