It was the surprise of the evening.
During last night’s All In: The Party 2016 fundraiser, hosted by Philadelphia Academies Inc., Second Lady Jill Biden announced the creation of a Teen Tech Fund, with the Knight Foundation as seed funder.
@DrBiden @Michael_Nutter announce @knightfdn seed funder Teen Tech Fund w/ @AcademiesInc #PAIParty pic.twitter.com/oSMuI4NUhj
— Patrick Morgan (@PMorganPHL) May 16, 2016
Biden made the announcement alongside former Philly Mayor Michael Nutter — who received the “Stand and Deliver Award” earlier in the evening.
The fund’s first $10,000 was donated by the Knight Foundation, with further investments to come.
.@knightfdn kicked in $10,000 for a teen venture fund run by .@AcademiesInc #PAIParty pic.twitter.com/ZTd5iBA6G0
— Laura Goldman (@laurasgoldman) May 17, 2016
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