worth of $9 billion.
Valuing education--she holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania, a BSE in Economics from the Wharton School,
and an MBA from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business
--where she first met Steve as a new Stanford grad student whenshe arrived late to his Biz school talk. He asked her out to dinnerand they married at the Ahwahnee Lodge in Yosemite in 1991.They lived in Palo Alto and raised three children.
Laurene Jobs co-founded Terravera, a natural foods companyand focuses on social entrepreneurship i
n education, women’s
rights, and the arts. She serves on numerous boards including for Achieva, maker of online tools to help students prepare and
take tests. She’s President of the Board of College Track a
nonprofit she co-founded with a mission of improving highschool and college graduation rates for low-income students.
She is founder and chair of the Emerson Collective that aidsunderfunded public school students, and serves on the boards of the New America Foundation and Teach for America; theGlobal Fund for Women; KQED; New America Foundation; Stanford Schools Corporation; New Schools Venture Fund
and is also on the advisory board of Stanford Graduate School of Business. And as a Member of the White House Council forCommunity Solutions---she advises on helping communitiesnationwide to meet challenges related to education and jobcreation.
In Exponential Times We Are All Entrepreneurs~
Small businesses account for two-
thirds of U.S. jobs and it’s
critical that we out-educate our population to out-innovate, and out-compete in the future.Today, the U.S. has a $15 Trillion GPA that in 30-years is projected to grow to $30-
Trillion. China’s GPA today is $6
-Trillion that in 30-years will become $60-80 Trillion. Annually,