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Partnership paving the way for systemic change – UM Today

December 11, 2023

Update on Mastercard Foundation partnership activities

More than 2,000 Indigenous youth in Manitoba have already benefited from the University of Manitoba’s innovative partnership with the Mastercard Foundation.

Just over two years ago, the $16.1 million partnership set out to transform Indigenous education through initiatives co-created with Indigenous students, communities, governments and organizations, as well as post-secondary institutions across the province.

“We’re thrilled to have supported thousands of Indigenous learners so quickly into our partnership, and in ways that celebrate their identities and cultures,” says Ruth Shead, executive director of Indigenous Engagement and Communications at UM, who oversees the partnership.

Read More: https://news.umanitoba.ca/partnership-paving-the-way-for-systemic-change/

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