Social entrepreneurs address the root causes of educational inequity by developing innovative, scalable, and sustainable solutions to the most persistent problems facing students, families, and communities. Meet a few Teach For America alumni who have brought their big ideas to life.
Miriam Altman (New York ’08), co-founder of Kinvolved discusses her bold solution to address truancy and drop-out rates.
T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison, co-founders of GirlTrek, bring together over 500 members to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Selma Bloody Sunday March—a long walk for freedom, a long walk for health.
“We have an obligation,” says Morgan, “to just live our healthiest most fulfilled lives because so many people have walked so far for us to get to this moment.”