Strada collaborates with students, policymakers, educators, and employers across the U.S. to strengthen the link between education and opportunity.
We prioritize policies, practices, and programs that help ensure postsecondary education provides equitable pathways to opportunity.
We advance our mission through research, grantmaking, social impact investments, public policy solutions, Strada-supported nonprofit organizations, and strategic initiatives.
The Strada HBCU Leadership Summit brings together Strada Scholars and HBCU leaders to connect and build community with their peers.
The annual Strada HBCU Leadership Summit brings together Strada Scholars, HBCU presidents and chancellors, and other leaders to network, learn from one another, and build a community that strengthens the impact of HBCUs.
The event is open to all HBCUs participating in the Strada HBCU Initiative. The inaugural summit took place in September 2022 in Atlanta and included dozens of Strada Scholars and their institutional leaders.
Partnering with HBCUs helps more students achieve better outcomes for themselves, their families, and their communities.
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Strada Scholars are changemakers who aim to make significant contributions on campus, within the community, and in their future careers.
Interested in knowing more about the Strada HBCU Initiative? Reach out to learn more about HBCUs’ success as drivers of degree attainment and economic mobility.
Delaware State sophomore accounting major eyes and a different career path after viewing a wealth of options.
With a passion for writing and teaching, student seeks ways to teach while she’s still learning
Sophomore engineering ‘rock star’ learns to become a leader while following in the HBCU grad footsteps of his parents and brother.
As a natural leader, student embraces opportunities to work in her field and build campus community
Two centuries after the first historically Black colleges and universities were founded, the 101 accredited HBCUs in operation today continue to deliver on their legacy of expanding educational opportunity for Black students that leads to successful and fulfilling lives.
$25 million grant from Strada Education Network taps the collective experience and insights of HBCU leaders to scale experiential learning and leadership development within the college experience
XULA President Reynold Verret on How His HBCU Helps Students Succeed
Historically, the path to a college degree and upward mobility for Black students usually led through a Black college or university.
Strada Education Network has awarded grants to five institutions whose aims align with Strada’s mission of “Completion With a Purpose.”