Today's students are tomorrow's leaders.
But before the next generation assumes positions of leadership and writes the next chapter in America's history, it needs a quality education. It needs the skills and the knowledge that prepares Americans for the next chapter in their lives.
In an increasingly flat world, the competition for markets, business, and human capital has never been greater. Although we have made enormous strides in technology and business, there is one area where we have remained stagnant over the years: education.
As the world races headlong into the urban age, cities across developing countries are facing the significant challenges of governing increasingly complex urban systems and tackling higher rates of urban poverty.
By Yolanda Londono, Vice President, Global Social Responsibility, Tupperware Brands Corporation