Caring about equity is not enough, schools need a strategy ft. Soledad O’Brien

By Jen Cort

Jen Cort is an education consultant in the areas of equity, inclusion, diversity and justice. In this podcast, Jen opens up a "third space"— a place outside our familiar home and work environments — in order that we might begin to engage in some of the provocative questions that need to be addressed. Listen in as Jen speaks with some of the leading thinkers and doers in the field.

Soledad O’Brien joins Third Space and provides perspective on funding, staffing, and focusing on equity.

Soledad O’Brien is an award-winning journalist, speaker, author, and philanthropist who anchors and produces the Hearst Television political magazine program “Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien.” O’Brien, founder, and CEO of Soledad O’Brien Productions, also reports for HBO Real Sports, the PBS NewsHour, WebMD, and has authored two books. She has appeared on networks, Fox and Oxygen, and anchored and reported for NBC, MSNBC, and CNN. She has won numerous awards, including three Emmys, the George Peabody award, an Alfred I DuPont prize, and the Gracie. Newsweek Magazine named her one of the “15 People Who Make America Great.”

With her husband, she is the founder of the PowHERful Foundation that helps young women get to and through college. Follow her on Twitter: @soledadobrien