How Mark Zuckerberg Wasted Millions Trying to Help Schools

By James Mills, Associate Partner, Lighthouse International

Mark Zuckerberg is now the 19th richest person on the planet, but also a philanthropist who has given more than $1 billion to charity in 2013 alone. He has, however, not been as effective as he would like with his earlier donations...

Back in 2010, he gave $100 million to transform Newark schools in the US into pioneering examples for the rest of the nation. It has been revealed that five years later, the money has been spent and, although there have been improvements, the impact has not been as great as it could’ve been. So why did this happen?


On a scale of 1-10 with 1 being not surprised and 10 being extremely surprised - How surprised are you that Mark Zuckerberg made a mistake that cost him millions of dollars?

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