New York, NY (PRWEB) May 31, 2011
At Teach For America’s Twelfth Annual New York City Benefit Dinner, held at the Waldorf=Astoria on May 11th with over 1,000 in attendance, Knowledgent was recognized for its active involvement with the non-profit. Teach For America is a national organization whose mission is to enlist our nation’s most promising future leaders in to the movement to eliminate educational inequity. Knowledgent became a Strategic Technology Investor in 2010, providing over $1 million in pro-bono support to aid the organization’s mission, impacting the lives of more than 500,000 students across the country.
Since its partnership, Knowledgent has designed and developed an information management platform for Teach For America. Currently, it is executing several integration projects to exercise new technical capabilities while solving Teach For America’s specific business information integration needs. “Knowledgent is a valuable partner and we are deeply grateful for their continued support in delivering technology and information consulting to enable our organization’s mission,” stated Ellen Shepard, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Teach For America.
“Knowledgent is committed to developing talent and fostering tomorrow’s leaders. We are honored to be recognized as a Strategic Technology Investor,” said Manny Arturi, Knowledgent’s Vice Chairman. “We look forward to a continued partnership to improve quality education for all,” he added.
Knowledgent (http://www.knowledgent.com) is a leading industry consulting and information management firm. It combines deep industry expertise with advanced information management capabilities to maximize the value of information to empower clients to make informed strategic decisions. Knowledgent leverages large-scale analytics, unstructured data mining, semantic integration and master information management to help clients optimize business operations. Founded in 2009, Knowledgent has offices in New York City, New York and Warren, New Jersey.
About Teach For America
Teach For America is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates who commit to teach for two years in urban and rural public schools and become lifelong leaders in expanding educational opportunity. Today, more than 8,200 corps members are teaching in 39 regions across the country while 20,000 Teach For America alumni continue working from inside and outside the field of education for the fundamental changes necessary to ensure educational excellence and equity. For more information, visit http://www.teachforamerica.org.