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Watch Now: Leave No Talent on the Table - Solving for the Gender Gap in Education

Leave No Talent on the Table:
Solving for the Gender Gap in Education

This event was held on Thursday, April 4th, 2024 at the UVM Davis Center, Burlington. Learn more about the keynote at REEVESVT24.ORG

Additional Content:

  • Watch the follow-up panel discussion that took place the next day at CCV, featuring Richard Reeves and panelists Joyce Judy (president of CCV), Ken Cadow (Vermont author & high school principal), Ted Castle (president of Rhino Foods), and Sara Vargo (assistant director of the Vermont GEAR UP Program). The panel allowed the group to take a deeper dive into the challenges facing young men and the search for inclusive, community-driven solutions.
  • Read a related recent op-ed from Dan Smith: Boys, Men, and Missed Opportunity

About the Keynote Speaker:

Richard Reeves is President of the American Institute for Boys and Men, an organization with a mission to raise awareness of the problems of boys and men and advocate for effective solutions. His 2022 book, Of Boys and Men: Why the Modern Male Is Struggling, Why It Matters, and What to Do About It, was described as a "landmark" in The New York Times and named a book of the year by both The Economist and The New Yorker. He is a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, where he previously directed the Future of the Middle-Class Initiative and the Center on Children and Families.