Jeremiah J. White, Jr.
For the past 30 years, Jeremiah White has built, restructured, and managed a number of highly successful businesses and non-profit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia area, including White & Associates and Osiris Group, Inc. Known for his strategic leadership, dynamic interactive style, and entrepreneurial determination, Jeremiah’s leadership has made a positive and enduring impact on quality of living for thousands of citizens residing in low to middle-income multicultural communities throughout the region.
Jeremiah is a skilled strategist and planner, with top-notch finance, marketing, and operations skills, who knows how to recognize hidden market opportunities and pioneer major initiatives from the planning stage to operational success. Of his many accomplishments, he has built one of the most recognized communications firms in the region from its incubation stage in addition to building one of the region’s largest and most prominent non-profit organizations from a business plan. Known for his “out-of-the-box” thinking and visionary business leadership style, Jeremiah has raised more than $60 million from commercial, private, and government sources to support his projects.
A passionate advocate for serving the needs of diverse low and moderate-income communities, Jeremiah has championed major causes for community engagement, economic development, entrepreneurship, education, health and human services, and the life sciences. He has demonstrated exceptional talent in cultivating and managing influential alliances with strategic business partners including community leaders, business executives, and elected representatives.
In America today, there is a great concern about a lack of innovation and scientific experts. This gap is greatly compounded if you look at the number of minorities in the scientific fields. We cannot hope to fill this void without changing the status quo.
One of the fundamental issues is that students need to be exposed to experiential science exploration at a young age, and iPRAXIS enables this to happen. We bring together a Scienteer and a curious student to work on a project chosen by the student. This enables the student to understand the scientific process of continual questioning and evaluating while being supported by a scientific expert.
Not only does the student gain from increasing scientific knowledge and advanced cross-curricular work, they forge a relationship with a mentor. Being able to learn from another is an invaluable skill. Yet we cannot hope for students to have these skills without fostering their development. By working together, students and scienteers can create a relationship that transcends well beyond the project.
As a former teacher, Meagan understands how difficult it can be to develop all the necessary skills, instill a love of learning, and teach an in-depth scientific curriculum. This is where iPRAXIS is an invaluable tool. During both in school and after school programs, iPRAXIS absolutely supported and improved her educational program and increased her students’ scientific understanding and opportunities, and she is thrilled to now be part of this wonderful program.
Please join us to continue providing this support.