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More than a GPA: Innovating to Build a Pathway to Success

  • October 27, 2021
  • 12:30 p.m. CT
  • YouTube Live - Viewing instructions available following registration

A moderated discussion exploring how both longstanding and emerging programs are innovating to ensure students at all ages have the necessary support to thrive in school and in their careers.


Moderated by Janice Jackson, EdD, former CEO of Chicago Public Schools and member of A Better Chicago’s board of directors


  • Aarti Dhupelia, Vice President for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the Undergraduate College
  • Jasmine Gilstrap, Co-Founder, and Executive Director, Lion’s Pride Mentoring, Inc.
  • Marin Gjaja, Managing Director and Senior Partner, Chicago, BCG
  • Allison Slade, Director of Instructional Leadership, Roosevelt University


For inspiration and question prompts, please see our program guide.

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