Jonathan Starr - Abaarso School of Science and Technology
The book is required reading in for all Marist freshmen, and the author shared his reflections before a crowd of more than 1, students, faculty, and staff in the McCann Center Arena. The results have been spectacular. Last year, Abaarso had 1, students vying for just 50 spots at the school. It is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, only the 11th school in Africa to earn this distinction. The Abaarso School was an unlikely story from the beginning, related Starr, who graduated from Emory University in Atlanta and worked for a time in finance after graduation.
Exclusive Interview with Jonathan Starr – Founder of Abaarso School in Somaliland
It was no ordinary test for Mubarik Mohamoud. As the first student from the Abaarso School of Science and Technology to be accepted into an American school, Mubarik could create untold opportunities for his schoolmates with a successful transition to Worcester Academy. Jonathan Starr, a former hedge fund manager who started Abaarso eight years ago in the breakaway African republic of Somaliland, chuckles as he recalls his demanding expectations for Mubarik.
Jonathan Starr is the founder of Flagg Street Capital. The book was published on February 7, by Henry Holt and Company. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.