Fellows by Category
Transforming schools and changing the trajectory of life for inner-city youth by training and employing them to provide technical services to major corporations during their senior year in high school.
Sparking disengaged middle school students to articulate their dreams and try them out through transformative, workplace-based apprenticeships in their communities.
Using physical and emotional training to help girls challenge the status quo and see themselves as part of a healthy, well-balanced society.
Alex is improving college graduation rates for students from low-income communities by bridging the data gap between K-12 education and U.S. colleges and universities.
Pioneering a way for citizens to directly support educational projects in under-resourced schools through an online marketplace where entrepreneurial teachers can post projects to be supported by private citizens
Creating a nationwide brotherhood of African American students committed to lifelong leadership and service through principled, reciprocal and service-oriented communities of peers
Pam Cantor is working to reengineer public schools to respond to the recurring challenges to teaching and learning that stem from the traumatic impact of poverty.
Transforming low-income urban neighborhoods by identifying local leaders and guiding them to earn college degrees in the place where they live.
Uplifting women and girls of African descent through a variety of innovative, culturally relevant and gender-specific approaches.
Addressing the achievement gap through an elementary school model that re-imagines the school day, combines online and classroom instruction, and delivers quality charter education on public funds alone.
Breaking the cycle of poverty and recidivism that plagues inner city youth through a comprehensive approach that includes academics, job training, and counseling in an attempt to fill the cracks left by institutional failure.
Jeff Edmondson is uniting local leaders within education, business, non-profit, government, civic, and philanthropic sectors behind a common vision and measurable set of goals, and supplying them with the tools, infrastructure, and peer community they need to improve educational outcomes for children from cradle to career.