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On February 6, Raise Your Hand with Evan Marwell

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Breakthrough is pleased to announce that Evan Marwell, founder CEO of EducationSuperHighway, will deliver the keynote address at our upcoming fundraiser, Raise Your Hand, on February 6, 2014 at San Francisco Day School. Tickets are on sale now; or, click here to view sponsorship opportunities. Through the evening, we seek to generate $200k toward the projected $600k in costs we’ll incur as we work with our deserving students and aspiring teachers in the 2015 budget year.

EducationSuperHighway is an innovative non-profit working to provide high-speed Internet access to every public school in the nation by 2020, recently awarded $9M in philanthropic dollars from Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg. Mr. Marwell is a long-time entrepreneur who previously founded a number of telecom, software, hedge fund, and consumer retailing companies, including INFONXX (now KGB) and Criterion Capital Management. He has served on the board of a number of for-profit and non-profit organizations, and is currently President of the Board of Trustees at Burke’s. 

Learn more about Evan Marwell's work: Forbes | Washington Post | EducationSuperHighway