Bridging America’s Growing Education Gap

Best-selling author and former investment banker William Cohan will moderate this panel discussion, which includes a teacher, philanthropist and researcher, all leaders in their field. They will discuss the various philanthropic efforts that help provide – or improve – quality education to students from poor and low income families. They will also share their thoughts on whether such programs can benefit millions to make an even bigger impact.

William D. Cohan is the author of “Money and Power: How Goldman Sachs Came to Rule the World” and the New York Times best-sellers “House of Cards” and “The Last Tycoons.” Cohan is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair and writes frequently for the Financial Times, Fortune, the Atlantic and the Washington Post. Cohan is a graduate of Duke University, Columbia University School of Journalism and Columbia University Graduate School of Business.