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  • 2014
    • Inc., May, 2014
      "The Mission: Teach 10 Million Kids – and End Poverty"
    • MSNBC, April 17, 2014
      "Morning Joe"
    • LinkedIn.com, April 11, 2014
      "The Most Crucial Scaling Skill? Linking Short-Term Realities to Long-Term Dreams"
    • NextBillion.net, April 11, 2014
      "Cashless Education"
    • Canadian Business, April 1, 2014
      "How Starbucks-style schooling is reinventing education in poor nations"
    • Bloomberg TV Africa, March 31, 2014
      "How Africa’s Social Entrepreneurs Are Inspiring Future Generations"
    • Radio Maisha, March 29, 2014
      "“Chemsha Bongo” (Mind Teasers)"
    • Ventures Africa, March 15, 2014
      "Exploring the business of education."
    • The Star, February 26, 2014
      "We are working towards democratising success - Marie Leznicki"
    • The Economist, February 20, 2014
      "Classroom Divisions: Paid-for private schools are better value for money than the “free” sort."
    • The People, February 7, 2013
      "Philanthropists transform children’s future as they go the extra mile"
    • Medium.com, February 1, 2014
      "Universal Primary Education"
    • China Investment, February 2014
      "Africa 2014"
    • Socilater, February 2014
      "Les écoles ‘en boîte’"
    • IFC, January 31, 2014
      "Bridge International Academies aims to offer millions an affordable, high quality education option"
    • NextBillion.net, January 23, 2014
      "Building an Africa-India Pipeline"
    • The Guardian, January 10, 2014
      "Social enterprise stories from Urban Kenya – in pictures"
    • Center for the Future of Museums, 2014
      "TrendsWatch 2014"
  • 2013
    • WBUR, December 30, 2013
      "Do Franchise schools offer alternatives for developing counties?"
    • Herald Online, December 17, 2013
      "Bolstering Education and Opportunities"
    • McKinsey & Company, November, 2013
      "Lions go digital: The Internet’s transformative potential in Africa"
    • Virgin.com, November 21, 2013
      "Beyond Silicon Valley – transformational innovation"
    • NPR, November 13, 2013
      "Chain of low-cost schools opens in Kenya"
    • Wired, November 12, 2013
      "Pop-up schools could radically improve global education"
    • NPR, November 12, 2013
      "Do for-profit schools give poor Kenyans a real choice?"
    • The Guardian, November 11, 2013
      "Democratising education: Q&A with Shannon May"
    • Times Education Supplement, November 8, 2013
      "Schools – ‘Technically, we’re breaking the law"
    • Huffington Post, November 5, 2013
      "Why are teachers expected to reinvent the wheel everyday?"
    • “The Wired World in 2014” (Special Edition Wired UK), 2013/2014
      "Profit-led education for six million kids"
    • MSafiri, November 2013
      "Education for all"
    • The Economist, October 26, 2013
      "The Omidyar way of Giving"
    • Le Monde, October 25, 2013
      "Le cours est dans la machine"
    • The Guardian, August 26, 2013
      "Top tips to crack market-based development"
    • NTV, August 19, 2013
      "AM LIVE"
    • Education Innovations, June 25, 2013
      "At Bridge schools, leaning using laptops is not new"
    • Education Innovations, June 25, 2013
      "CEI East Africa Launch: Bringing Innovators Together"
    • Project-Ent, June 5, 2013
      "La meilleure education pour 4 dollars par mois!"
    • New York Times, May 22, 2013
      "A By-the-E-Book Education, for $5 a Month"
    • New York Times, May 8, 2013
      "Where Private School is Not a Privilege"
    • Colourful Radio, May 1, 2013
    • The Times of London, May 1, 2013
      "Drama’ is a relative term in world of immunization"
    • The Times of London, April 30, 2013
      "Life after aid begins with private investment"
    • The Standard, April 25, 2013
      "Unemployed teachers get a second chance"
    • GSMA, June 18, 2013
      "On a Day Trip to Kisumu"
    • The Do-Good Capitalist
      "Charity Meets Profit"
    • Private Wealth, March 7, 2013
      "Charity Meets Profit"
    • Mwakilishi.com, February 22, 2013
      "Bridge International Academies Recruiting Kenyans in the US for Great Jobs in Kenya"
    • The Standard, January 9, 2013
      "Day one at school"
    • Whitney Tilson’s School Reform Blog, January 5, 2013
      "The remarkable Bridge International Academies"
  • 2012
    • The People, December 28, 2012
      "Fastest growing group of schools eyes 135 academies"
    • Business Daily, December 21, 2012
      "Top forty men under 40"
    • AfricaTalentbank.com, December 9, 2012
      "Company Interview: Mr Jay Kimmelman, Co-founder and CEO, Bridge International Academies"
    • How We Made It In Africa, October 18, 2012
      "How education Africa’s children for $5 a month can be a viable business"
    • CapitalFM News, October 13, 2012
      "Bridge International Academies feted at Africa awards"
    • The New York Times, August 29, 2012
      "Philanthropists weigh the returns of doing good"
    • The Star, August 1, 2012
      "Bridge International pioneers innovative learning"
    • NTV, July 23, 2012
      "NTV This Morning Show – Interview"
    • KTN, July 21, 2012
      "KTN Prime News – News Feature"
    • The Standard, July 4, 2012
      "From Arizona to Africa with heart for needy pupils"
    • Stanford Social Innovation Review, Summer 2012
      "Learning from Silicon Valley"
    • Stanford Social Innovation Review, April 18, 2012
      "The Trouble with Impact Investing: P2"
  • 2011
    • Venture Beat, May 6, 2011
      "What’s cooler than a million dollars? Changing a million lives"
    • africainvestor, March-April 201
      "Learning Pays Dividends"
    • BBC World News, March 29, 2011
      "Global News"
    • The Times of London, March 17, 2011
      "Our Country is like an alcoholic climbing from a ditch into a bar"
    • Pearson Feature Stories, March 7, 2011
      "Bridge International Academies in Kenya: Quality schooling for less than $4 per day"
    • Beyond Profit, February 24, 2011
      "Private Education for the Poor"
    • Mail & Guardian, January 7, 2011
      "Investors wake up to Africa"
  • 2010
    • Fast Company, November 16, 2010
      "How the Omidyar Network Pumps up Nonprofits"
    • Harvard Business School Case Study, September 27, 2010
      "Bridge International Academies: A School in a Box"
    • Huffington Post, September 10, 2010
      "[How to] Design for (Real) Impact"
    • NextBillion, September 2, 2010
      "Micro e-payments and Low Cost Schooling in Kenya"
    • World Bank, May 2010
      "MPESA: Mobile Payments, Improved Lives for Kenyans"
    • Spark Africa, February 22, 2010
      "Education ‘big business’ in Kenyan slums"
    • NUzakelijk, February 22, 2010
      "Onderwijs 'big business' in sloppenwijk"
    • PopTech, January 29, 2010
      "Reinventing education in Kenya"
  • 2009
    • News Blaze, December 9, 2009
      "Bridge International Academies Launches Affordable Schools in Kenya"
    • Omidyar, December 8, 2009
      "Bridge International Academies Launches Affordable Schools in Kenya"