Student Parent Ecosystem Convening

August 25, 2022 
to August 26, 2022 

California Competes Executive Director Dr. Su Jin Jez provided a Stark Talk at the Student Parent Ecosystem Convening. This event was hosted by Ascend at the Aspen Institute and Imaginable Futures and took place on August 25-26 in Virginia.

This two-day convening brought together the leading thinkers and voices on student parents for thought-provoking discussion, and dedicated time for intentional collaboration, including cross-sector collaboration, that can continue building a path towards an action-oriented movement for student parents.

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