Skimm'd from the Couch: Wendy Kopp | theSkimm

Wendy Kopp founded Teach For America in 1989, which leveraged recent college grads against educational inequity in the US. Applying that same approach globally, she co-founded Teach For All in 2007. Wendy has been recognized as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People & was awarded the presidential citizens medal for her work. On the couch, Wendy talks about how to sustain passion in a career that has spanned 30 years (12:40 ) and why inexperience can actually be a strength (23:53)

This episode of Skimm’d From the Couch is sponsored by AC Hotels by Marriott.

Carly Zakin, Wendy Kopp, and Danielle Weisberg


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