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Elevate with Robert Glazer

Jun 25, 2020

Ayele Shakur is one of the most innovative thinkers in education and equality.

She is the CEO of, a national organization that identifies self-driven and underserved high school students; provides them with the inspiration, skills, actual experience, and mentorship necessary for success; and connects them with business leaders.

Ayele is an advisor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Equitable Futures Initiative, has had her writing featured in HuffPost, the Hill and Entrepreneur Magazine, and is a sought-after keynote speaker.

Ayele joined Robert Glazer on the Elevate Podcast to talk about how education can be improved to create more opportunity and equity for underserved communities.