Senior Business Development Principal, Communities in Schools (CIS) leads responsibilities associated with transforming public education experience for vulnerable students in new geographies across the United States.
Browsing: Investing in Schools
A core objective of the Altru Virus Project has been to provide a platform for the most advanced technologies and innovations to address pandemics.
When we began designing the program, our hope was that we could assemble people who truly understood the dynamics and challenges involved to give us the critical guidance to be successful in approaching this effort with intelligence.
We are delighted to have attracted to our Invest in Schools Summit two individuals who are among the most knowledgeable in the United States about federal funding for education.
Moore’s Law states that the number of transistors on a microchip doubles every two years, greatly accelerating the capacity of computing power in less and less space. This has transformed the technology world. Could the medical laboratory space for diagnostic testing follow a similar path? Possibly. Although these labs will not shrink by half each year, they are trending toward smaller, faster, and more accurate testing for the customer. Fast turnaround times are critical for infectious diseases like COVID-19 where time matters. For example, a person with undetectable COVID-19 virus at 10:00 AM could be 100 times more infectious by…
CEO of Pure Edge, Inc. She is a 2018 Pahara Aspen Education Fellow, serves on the Board of Directors of CASEL, Coalition for Career Development Center, and is the board chair of Great Minds nonprofit board. She has served as a school superintendent, principal, teacher and leadership coach as well as a program officer at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Dr. Wyllie is credited with pushing forward on the use of saliva as a superior sample for creating high quality low cost testing. Her paper on the subject attracted support by the NBA that led to the development of technology that has enabled others to make possible frequent testing keeping kids in school and enabling professional sports to continue competition safely.
Max is a retired Senior Scientist at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory with over 30 years of experience in building physics. He has a Ph.D. in physics from Berkeley and is an international expert in air leakage, HVAC, indoor air quality, infiltration, moisture, energy efficiency, and related topics.