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Saturday, September 21 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
How Philanthropy is Shaping Education and Health for Latinos

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How is philanthropy helping the Latino community in education and health? This session will specifically focus on the work three Latino Program officers are doing to shape their philanthropic portfolios to impact education and health in our community.

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Andrés Henríquez

Program Director, National Science Foundation
Andrés Henríquez is a program officer in the education division of Carnegie Corporation of New York and temporarily on leave serving at the National Science Foundation in their Education Directorate. Prior to joining the Corporation, Andrés served as the Assistant Director for Strategic Planning, Center for Children and Technology (CCT) at the New York offices of the Education Development Center, Inc. As part of his work... Read More →

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Christine Nieves

Program Associate, Pioneer Portfolio, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Christine Nieves Rodriguez joined the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in December 2011, bringing her experience as a communicator and news anchor to her work as program associate with the Foundation’s Pioneer Portfolio. She praises the team’s focus on “identifying innovations in health and health care by connecting with people who may not be part of the traditional health care system.” She views the team’s approach to seeking... Read More →
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Robert Torres

Senior Program Officer, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Robert supports the Foundation’s digital media and college readiness work. Until recently he served at the Chief Research Officer at Institute of Play where he co-founded Quest to Learn, a games-based school in New York City. His research at Quest to Learn and on Gamestar Mechanic, a video game designed to support kids development of basic game skills, has focused on the potential game design and games-based environments have in... Read More →

Saturday September 21, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm

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