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Jessica Rothenberg-Aalami

CEO, Founder at Cell-Ed

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Employees 21–50
Headquarters Palo Alto, California, United States

Cell-Ed is a customizable messaging platform that helps today’s workforce upskill easily and quickly over mobile devices to better workers’ lives. Users acquire reading, communications and job skills through Cell-Ed’s courses, content and coaches in the most convenient way for them, including on flip phones with no internet access. Cell-Ed enables organizations everywhere to more effectively and less expensively reach, retain and upskill these hard-to-reach working learners. They have trained over 50, 000 workers in 14 countries, with 50+ partners spanning education providers (e.g., state of New York, the Los Angeles Public Library, World Education) and employers (e.g., Chili’s Restaurants, Remington Hotels). Cell-Ed is a global social enterprise based in Palo Alto, California.

Notable Achievements

  • Mobile education and training arm for the State of California and 70+ enterprise, governments, education providers.
  • Providing education and health training in over 20 countries to high need populations.
  • Multiple third-party validated studies to prove efficacy and impact.

Currently Operating in 20 Countries

Recent Press

June 20, 2018

Disrupt 100 celebrates the businesses with the most potential to influence, change, or create new global markets

March 26, 2020

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January 9, 2019

New partnership between Wizenoze and Cell-Ed to reduce low literacy amongst adults

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