KPMG, Laurie Hernandez team with UN to drive literacy
KPMG, Laurie Hernandez team with UN to drive literacy
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KPMG, Laurie Hernandez team with UN to drive literacy

CEO Lynne Doughtie and Olympian Laurie Hernandez met with UNESCO’s Irina Bokova to promote education.

By Rebecca Rickert

A staggering 1 in 4 U.S. children grow up without learning how to read.

Lynne Doughtie, KPMG U.S. Chairman and CEO, and Laurie Hernandez, U.S. Olympic Gold medalist and KPMG Literacy Champion, recently met with Irina Bokova, Director-General, UNESCO, to discuss our shared commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goal #4: ensuring inclusive and quality education for all and promoting lifelong learning.  

KPMG and Laurie Hernandez team up to educate and inspire thousands of young people through literacy at We Day New York.

Following the meeting, Doughtie and Hernandez took the stage at WE Day UN, a youth empowerment event gathering thousands from across the Tri-state area at The Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York, to inspire future leaders through reading.

WATCH: learn more about the work KPMG is doing at #WEday UN and beyond.

 

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