Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darienne Driver recently gave an impassioned perspective on the power of sharing knowledge with the city’s teenagers. As a partner with MPS since our inception and given Dr. Driver’s prominent role in our community, we felt it was worthwhile to share the comments she shared as a keynote at our Donor Appreciation event on Sept. 30, 2015 at Miller Park.
Dr. Driver’s talk came moments after three of our financial literacy students – Jeremy, Shanice and Kalan – shared the ways a strong financial background rippled through families and gave a leg up to entrepreneurship. Make A Difference – Wisconsin CEO and President Brenda Campbell introduced Dr. Driver, whose keynote can be watched in full here.
On the power of sharing knowledge of financial education:
“You can never underestimate the power of a single action. When I look around this room – the smiles, the tears, the joy that people are feeling in listening to these young people – it