Executive & Founder of Emerson Collective Laurene Powell Jobs Popular Quotes

Find best quotes collection by Laurene Powell Jobs who is co-founder and president of the Board of College Track.

Laurene Powell Jobs Quotes on Student & Studies

  • There is a huge gap between what students want for their future and what their schools are offering.
  • It’s our privilege to work with College Track students as they chart their course toward a college degree – they bring persistence, creativity, and extraordinary discipline throughout their academic journey.
  • Teachers have told us across the country that what’s severely outdated is the teacher at the front of the classroom as the font of knowledge, because as we know, access to knowledge and information is now ubiquitous. So instead, teachers want to help students learn how to think so that they can be lifelong learners.
  • I came across this circumstance of undocumented students. These are kids who were brought to this country as youngsters, who are raised as Americans and go to American schools, and then when they graduate high school, they have no prospects in front of them because they are undocumented and illegally in the United States.

Laurene Powell Jobs Quotes on Work

  • The way that we are going to solve social problems is by working with multiple different types of investing.
  • The innovation and creativity that’s so manifest in the rest of society needs to be turned on our school systems.
  • That’s why our country is such a beautiful, beautiful experiment: We manifest, we allow freedom if you follow certain rules and if you work really hard. That’s at the root of our cherished values.

Laurene Powell Jobs Famous Quotes

  • My relationship with money is that it’s a tool to be self-sufficient, but it’s not something that is a part of who I am.
  • Whether someone signs something is not what’s important. It’s what they do and how they do it that matters.
  • I’ve always had this idea that you have to make the most of things.
  • Broken institutions are an opportunity rather than a time to go home.
  • I started getting more and more active around immigration reform because this was such a waste of lives, such a waste of potential, such a waste for our country not to have the human capital that we developed — geared toward improving our entire society,
  • To do what you wanna do, to leave a mark – in a way that you think is important and lasting – that’s a life well-lived.
  • How about we agree upon what our common American values are, which is lets make this a true land of opportunity.
  • It’s not that our high school system was not designed well, but that it was designed in 1906 when the country was just out of the industrial era. There hasn’t been a substantial systemic change the way we do high school since then.
  • As a parent, you have to be good coach and bad coach, and I think in the college-application process, I didn’t want to be bad coach. ‘This is amazing! I’m so proud of you!’ That’s the role I wanted with my kids.
  • The beauty of having an LLC in today’s world is No. 1, you have the ability to act and react as nimbly as need be to create change, and you have the ability to invest politically, in the for-profit sector and the nonprofit sector simultaneously.
  • I much prefer STEAM to STEM. The insertion of the A is arts writ large, and when you learn how to think, that means that you actually need to understand how others have thought before you, how have others made sense of the world.
  • Regardless of zip code, talent and IQ are evenly distributed, so we need to make sure that opportunity is evenly distributed, too.

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