NBA superstar Stephen Curry has invested in Guild Education, a mission-based company focused on providing opportunities for USA’s workforce through education.
The investment from Stephen Curry of the NBA Golden State Warriors will seek to accelerate Guild’s mission and impact.
Guild Education partner with well-known, leading employers such as The Walt Disney Company, Lowe’s and Walmart to offer debt-free education to employees of these businesses who wish to earn a college degree or upskill with graduate school courses.
Rachel Carson, CEO and Co-Founder of Guild Education, stated: “Like all of us here at Guild, Stephen [Curry] recognizes that while talent is equally distributed, opportunity is not.
“We are excited to partner with Stephen to unlock opportunity through education for even more working Americans, and we are grateful for his commitment to closing the education gap – particularly among low and middle-income Americans.”
Stephen Curry wants Guild Education to help society
In an interview with TechCrunch regarding Guild Education, Stephen Curry said, “The timing was crazy because of our Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation that launched last July.
“This is an opportunity to really target that Learn piece and explore how important it is in terms of college education and college completion. And we’re trying to attack that from elementary school and on.”
This investment came through SC30 Inc.. The incorporation manages all of his investments, philanthropy, media and brand partnerships, and it aligns with the mission of the Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation that Curry created with his wife, Ayesha Curry.
Eat. Learn. Play. Foundation are working to unlock the potential of every child by fighting to end childhood hunger and ensuring that all children have access to nutritious food, quality education and the resources that are needed to succeed.
The foundation also provides opportunities and safe places for all children to play and be active.
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