Amel Karboul, CEO of the Education Outcomes Fund (EOF), spoke at WISE@NY, an event hosted by the World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE) during Global Goals Week, held alongside the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.
The event brought together education practitioners and thought leaders under the theme “Learning Revolutions: Creating Educational Environments for Empowerment and Inclusion.”
Karboul spoke on the “Funding for Impact” panel together with: Qatar Foundation International Executive Director, Maggie Mitchell Salem; Director of Global Philanthropy for BlackRock Greg Levin; Director of the Robin Hood Learning + Technology Fund Amber Oliver; and Managing Director of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation Stephanie Dodson Cornell. The panelists discussed new ways to ensure that resources are allocated towards education initiatives in a way that maximizes their impact.
In her remarks, Karboul noted, “the way we do philanthropy and aid is 200 years old,“ and stressed the need for more innovation and collaboration between stakeholders to provide equitable access to quality education and maximize the impact of education funding.