DAYTON, OH, FEBRUARY 5, 2019 –
By Hannah Poturalski – Managing Editor, Dayton Business JournalFeb 5, 2019, 2:58pm EST Updated Feb 5, 2019, 5:52pm EST
The former CEO of Microsoft Corp. Steve Ballmer was in Dayton Tuesday, touting early education initiatives to improve outcomes for economically-disadvantaged students.
Ballmer, who led Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) from 2000 to 2014, was joined by his wife Connie. The two philanthropists through the Ballmer Group have committed $10 million annually over six years to Cincinnati’s StriveTogether, an education nonprofit. Dayton’s education outfit Learn to Earn Dayton is one of StriveTogether’s “proof point” cities that has been granted $1.5 million over three years from StriveTogether. Read more.