Education

2019 YOU MATTER Gala Speaker Announcement: Lual Mayen

By |2019-09-05T10:54:17+00:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Education, Events, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

MATTER is excited to announce the first of several speakers for the 2019 YOU MATTER Gala taking place on October 3, 2019, at the McNamara Alumni Center in Minneapolis!   Lual Mayen, a South Sudanese developer and founder of Junub Games, a company dedicated to creating games that bring social change, will be speaking about one [...]

Pioneering A New Approach To Education: Aubrey Chiwundura

By |2019-08-14T16:27:59+00:00August 8th, 2019|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , |

“I hope that everything they do here helps their future to be brighter, not only on the educational side but even in life, because the creativity, critical thinking and problem-solving skills, which are all promoted by the MATTER Innovation Hub, also apply even in life.” Sharing his hopes for the 260 students he works with [...]

First MATTER Innovation Hub in Africa Unveiled in Zimbabwe

By |2019-08-02T11:42:58+00:00August 2nd, 2019|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

July 17 was a momentous day at the Victoria Falls Primary School in Zimbabwe. Students and staff lined up in neat rows in the school's courtyard awaiting the arrival of Zimbabwe’s First Lady. As dignitaries and distinguished guests began to arrive and the media set up their cameras, the air was thick with anticipation. The [...]

MATTER Innovation Hub Wows Jamf JNUC Attendees

By |2018-11-02T14:17:17+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe|

MATTER's work results from innovative and collaborative partnerships that meet needs and find solutions to help people live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Our collaboration with two leading-edge companies, Jamf and Modular Life Solutions, has resulted in one of our most exciting initiatives to date, the MATTER Innovation Hub. A 21st century classroom designed within a [...]

Regenerate Senegal Conference: Finding Farming Solutions!

By |2018-09-07T17:11:06+00:00September 7th, 2018|Categories: Agriculture, Education, Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

“Farming is the future of Africa.” It’s a hot August day in the small, rural village of Kebemer, in northwest Senegal. A group of Senegalese and international farmers have gathered together for a first-of-its kind conference, Regenerate Senegal, to address the challenges facing desert farming. Speaking to the participants is Senegal native and Minnesota Timberwolves [...]

MATTER Innovation Hub: Hope & Opportunity Through Education

By |2018-08-31T13:19:46+00:00August 31st, 2018|Categories: Education, Innovation Hub, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” Nelson Mandela MATTER is excited to announce our newest initiative: the MATTER Innovation Hub. This unique, customizable learning center is the result of a collaborative effort between MATTER, Modular Life Solutions, and Jamf, a computer software company specializing in Apple management [...]

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