FORA.tv Speaker - Wendy Kopp

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Biography

Wendy Kopp is founder and CEO of Teach For America, which is working to build the movement to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting the nation's most promising future leaders in the effort. This year 48,000 individuals of all academic majors applied to Teach For America; more than 8,000 corps members in the midst of two-year teaching commitments taught in 39 urban and rural regions nationwide; and 20,000 alumni continued working toward educational excellence and equity from positions both inside and outside the education system.

Kopp is also CEO and co-founder of Teach For All, which is seeking to accelerate and increase the impact of this model in a growing number of countries around the world. She is the author of A Chance to Make History: What Works and What Doesn't in Providing an Excellent Education for All.

6 Programs

The Future of Girls Education

09.19.11 | 00:45:35 min | 0 comments

Kopp and Ravitch: What Does Real Reform Require?

06.29.11 | 01:07:19 min | 1 comment

Wendy Kopp and Malcolm Gladwell Talk Education Reform

02.08.11 | 01:45:10 min | 2 comments

Wendy Kopp: Realizing Educational Opportunities for All

06.09.10 | 00:42:33 min | 0 comments

Keeping California's Schools Competitive

03.31.10 | 01:11:42 min | 0 comments

Eliminating Education Inequality: Wendy Kopp

05.06.09 | 01:06:00 min | 3 comments