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3 Lightning Talks: Achieving Equity in College Access and Success – What Will It Really Take?

Wednesday, October 16, 2019  
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By Karen Lopez, Communications Intern, and Kelly Mae Ross, Communications Manager

The 2019 NCAN National Conference was a memorable one for many reasons. But some of the most powerful moments of the two-and-a-half day event in Indianapolis came during a series of lightning talks from the leaders of three NCAN member organizations.

The topic: What will it really take to achieve equity in college access and success?

Each of these 15-minute presentations will leave you feeling inspired and motivated to keep fighting to close equity gaps in postsecondary attainment.

Alexandra Bernadotte, Founder and CEO, Beyond 12

Steve Colón, CEO, Bottom Line

Faith Sandler, Executive Director, The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis