Fellows by Category

Organization: Genesys Works

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.

Norman Atkins seeks to reinvent teacher education through a “nurse practitioner” model of teacher training that focuses on practice above theory, and that links teacher certification to demonstrated results in the classroom. 

Organization: Spark Program

Sparking disengaged middle school students to articulate their dreams and try them out through transformative, workplace-based apprenticeships in their communities.

Organization: Girls on the Run

Using physical and emotional training to help girls challenge the status quo and see themselves as part of a healthy, well-balanced society.

Organization: Beyond 12

Alex Bernadotte 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.

Organization: DonorsChoose

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

Organization: Turnaround for Children

Dr. Pam Cantor is working to reengineer public schools to respond to the recurring challenges of 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.

Organization: Sisterhood Agenda

Uplifting women and girls of African descent through a variety of innovative, culturally relevant and gender-specific approaches.

Organization: Rocketship Education

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.

Organization: See Forever

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.

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