Category: Education Conversations

In Photo: Portrait of Uri Monson smiling

The Philly School District’s Budget with Uri Monson, CFO, on July 9

By Peg McCool Posted: June 22, 2020

What does it look like to plan for a school district budget in the midst of a global pandemic? That…

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Meet Garrett Graff, Educate Philly Panelist, This Thursday, 6/18

By Allison Kelsey Posted: June 16, 2020

Joining our Educate Philly – The Media and Education panel of Ed Rendell and Tamala Edwards is a leading voice…

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In Photo: PEF's Farah Jimenez and Madeline Birkner presenting, Virtual Ed Compact

ICYMI: Listen to “College Affordability Traps and Solutions” Education First Compact

By Peg McCool Posted: May 28, 2020

The Philadelphia Education Fund is on the front lines of the college affordability issue, working closely with Philadelphia’s most vulnerable…

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6ABC's Inside Story Interviews PEF President Farah Jimenez

6ABC’s Inside Story Interviews PEF President Farah Jimenez

By Peg McCool Posted: May 12, 2020

For Philadelphia’s students, what will the future of education look like? On Sunday, May 10, Farah Jimenez, PEF’s President shared…

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Four presenters at PEF's Virtual Ed Compact, April 2020

Virtual Ed Compact on Distance Learning a Big Hit

By Peg McCool Posted: April 30, 2020

On April 28th, our Education First Compact Series presented “Distance Learning During COVID-19” as a virtual meeting, and it was…

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Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Members Active Locally and Statewide

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Members Active Locally and Statewide

By Peg McCool Posted: April 14, 2020

Throughout this time of physical distancing, the Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem continues to be engaged on several fronts with projects key…

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Portrait of Betsy Payne smiling

Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Committee Member, Betsy Payne, Joins PEF Team

By Peg McCool Posted: February 5, 2020

We are delighted to announce that PEF recently hired a Philadelphia STEM Ecosystem Manager. Our 10-year grant from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)…

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Philadelphia Scholar Maria Khan speaking at podium, during 2019 Educate Philly

PEF’s 2019 Shining Star Award Recipient, Maria Khan, Featured in Cabrini News

By Farah Jimenez Posted: July 10, 2019

It takes courage to share your story, especially in front of a room of more than 200 business leaders, philanthropists,…

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