Read Less Powell Jobs turned her attention to non-profit entrepreneurship, focusing on education, women’s human rights, and the arts.As of 2011, she sits on the boards of directors of Teach for America; Global Fund for Women; KQED (PBS); Ed Voice; New America Foundation; Stanford Schools Corporation; New Schools Venture Fund. Presiding over the wedding was Kobun Chino Otogawa, a Zen Buddhist monk.
Read Less In 1997, Powell Jobs and Carlos Watson co-founded College Track, a nonprofit organization in East Palo Alto with a mission of improving high school graduation, college enrollment, and college graduation rates for "under-resourced" communities--students of color and from low-income families.
"Everybody graduates from high school and continues with their education," Powell Jobs has said in interviews. Read More Of College Track's high school graduates, 90 percent have gone to four-year colleges and 70 percent have finished college within six years, which is 46 percentage points higher than the national average for first-generation students. It currently operates in East Palo Alto, San Francisco, Oakland, and New Orleans.