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Delivering essential skills training in three-minute lessons on any mobile phone — learners simply call, text, or click to access a world of learning.

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Jessica Rothenberg-Aalami

CEO, Founder at Cell-Ed

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Employees 51–100
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 US wide and in over 54 countries to high need populations.
  • Multiple third-party validated studies to prove efficacy and impact.

Currently Operating in 21 Regions

Press Mentions

March 23, 2018

The Cost of Invisibility: Low-literate Adults Go Unseen In the Job Market


March 26, 2020

What Happens When People Are Unable to Work Online?

Read on Digital Trends »

April 9, 2019

Cell-Ed Works and EMPath Selected as JFF's $1 Billion Wage Gain Challenge Winners at ASU GSV Summit

Read on PRNewswire »

January 9, 2019

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

Read on LinkedInEditors »

October 31, 2018

This mobile learning platform aims to combat the “hidden epidemic” of adult illiteracy.

Read on Fast Company »

October 18, 2018

As Alternative Higher-Ed Pathways Take Off, We’re Still Forgetting Parent Learners

Read on EdSurge »

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