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Mallory Dwinal-Palisch, Chancellor of Reach University

The Chancellor of Reach University, Mallory Dwinal-Palisch, joins us to discuss teacher shortages in the USA and their innovative apprenticeship route helping those from minority and disadvantaged backgrounds join the teaching profession.

Reach University’s approach addresses and tackles the hurdles that often stand in the way of people’s dreams of studying to become a teacher. From a lack of childcare and high costs, to geographic distances and poor alignment between subjects studied and local school districts’ needs.

Whether you are passionate about education, care deeply about social mobility, or are curious to understand how economics can be leveraged to drive social impact, this episode is for you.

About Mallory Dwinal-Palisch

Dr Mallory Dwinal-Palisch dedicates her life's work to building equity-focused educational models. She co-founded a public charter school, and now serves as Chancellor of the USA’s first apprenticeship-based university, Reach University, and CEO of Craft Education System, a labour analytics platform that fuels apprenticeship growth.

Mallory is a Rhodes Scholar; she holds a BA in Economics from Northwestern University, an MBA from Harvard Business School, and a PhD from Oxford University.



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