Changemakers Start Here

changemakers-start-here
aisha_dennis_headshot.jpg
Aisha Dennis
(Metro Atlanta '08)
Attorney
Federal Public Defender of the Northern District of Texas

TFA alumni work toward systemic change across all sectors. Learn how their journeys start and evolve.

Charles Lai
Charles Lai
(Dallas–Ft. Worth '11)
Product Specialist
YouTube
Beth Schmidt
Beth Schmidt
(Los Angeles '07)
Founder and Executive Chairman
Wishbone.org
img_photo_rashid_williams.jpg
Rashid Williams
(Charlotte '09)
Manager of College Placement
KIPP

TFA alumni work toward systemic change across all sectors. Learn how their journeys start and evolve.

Johannah Chase
Johannah Chase
(New York '05)
Programs Officer
The Walton Family Foundation
Steven Ward
Steven Ward
(D.C. Region '12)
Principal
Aspire Public Schools (Memphis)
Woman stands in front of Stanford campus.
Michelle Strausman
(Greater Philadelphia '11)
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Stanford University
Kousha Navidar
Kousha Navidar
(Miami–Dade '10)
Speechwriter
West Wing Writers

Our Work In Action

our-work-in-action

Communities across the country are making meaningful progress in educational outcomes.

TFA corps members and alumni are playing an essential role in changing systems. Read Top Stories.

 

Two kids walking into a school
A mural of César Chávez welcomes students at the Chicago elementary school bearing his name. Over the past seven years, principal Barton Dassinger and his team have led the South Side neighborhood school to some of the best outcomes in the city.
Kristan Lieb