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News & Events

Recent news items, media releases and events related to Markle's activities are included on the list below.

Markle Foundation Announces Leadership Appointments

April 23, 2015

Markle Foundation CEO and President Zoë Baird today announced the appointment of Robert Khedouri as Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer and Wan-Lae Cheng as Senior Director.

Categories: General Markle   

ASU+GSV Summit 2015

April 14, 2015

Rework America members Michael Crow and Howard Schultz, in discussion with Rebecca Jarvis of ABC News, talk about the expansion of the Starbucks College Achievement Plan via ASU Online.

Categories: Economic   

Zoë Baird on Prospects for New Jobs

December 15, 2014
Zoë Baird, CEO and President of the Markle Foundation, discusses the prospects for new jobs in today's economy. Watch the video on ...
Categories: Economic    Tags: Economic Security

Techonomy 2014

November 21, 2014
At Techonomy 2014, Markle’s Visiting Managing Director Philip Zelikow and a panel of experts took a peek into the future during Man, ...
Categories: Economic   

Bill Clinton Announces New Program to Rework America

October 6, 2014

During the closing remarks of the Clinton Global Initiative, former President Bill Clinton announced “Rework America, the Markle Economic Future Initiative”, an extraordinary partnership focused on the changes brought about by today’s networked world.

Categories: Economic    Tags: Economic Security

Rework America Initiative Uses Tech To Help Entrepreneurs With Financing, Global Expansion

October 1, 2014

Announced in September at the Clinton Global Initiative, Rework America will receive $50 million in funding from the Markle Foundation.

Categories: Economic    Tags: Economic Security

New Initiative Looks to Use Tech to Help Job Seekers, Small Businesses

September 26, 2014

President Bill Clinton announced the new program – called Rework America, the Markle Economic Future Initiative – at a conference held by Clinton Global Initiative.

Categories: Economic    Tags: Economic Security

New $50 Million Initiative Aims to Help Small Businesses Grow

September 25, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton announced the creation of Rework America, a new program aimed at helping entrepreneurs and jobseekers get the skills and resources they need to navigate “today’s networked world.”

Categories: Economic    Tags: Economic Security

REWORK AMERICA—Markle Economic Future Initiative

September 24, 2014

President Bill Clinton announced REWORK AMERICA, the Markle Economic Future Initiative’s CGI Commitment to Action.

Categories: General Markle    Tags: Economic Security

Delivering Low-Cost Degrees to 40-million People

September 23, 2014

This session uncovers strategies for harnessing an innovative learning model—with the support of third-party accreditation—to build a highly-skilled global workforce.

Categories: General Markle