The global pandemic has highlighted the critical role of education in driving economic growth and social mobility. However, access to financing remains a challenge, especially for underrepresented communities like international students.
In this session, Manu Smadja, CEO and co-founder of MPOWER Financing, and Rajika Bhandari, Ph.D., an international higher education expert/author, share insights in expanding the U.S. and Canadian higher education financing ecosystem to serve more of the world’s highest-potential individuals – while contributing to social impact and empowering international students as change agents.
Insights on the challenges/opportunities facing higher education
Overview of how innovative education financing models can democratize access to higher education
Focus on economic growth/social impact