Alumni of Teach For America are a part of diverse network of leaders from all career fields, working to create opportunity in a variety of ways around the world. Meet some of our alumni, and read how their career trajectories have been shaped and transformed by their corps experience.
National Collaborative of Young Women's Initiatives
Greater Philadelphia, '12
As a policy advisor to President Obama’s White House Council on Women and Girls, Kalisha focused on advancing equity for girls of color. She credits her time as a middle school teacher for preparing her for such a high-profile role.
Senior Fiscal Analyst
New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee
New Mexico, '13
Sunny Liu currently works in the New Mexico Legislature, but got his start with Teach For America.
West Wing Writers
Kousha deferred a dream job with Google to make an immediate impact dismantling educational inequity. Today, as a speechwriter, he brings awareness to important issues that influence education.
Chief of Staff & Deputy Treasurer
Kentucky Treasurer Allison Ball
St. Louis, '10
Teach For America alum OJ Oleka uses his college and corps experiences to shepherd education and financial empowerment legislation into law in state government in Kentucky.
Foreign Service Officer
US Department of State
As a U.S. diplomat, Garvey Pierre is working toward creating more understanding and connection around the world.
Deloitte Consulting, LLP
New Mexico, '12
Prior to earning her Masters and becoming a senior consultant at Deloitte, Alys Seamans got her start at Teach For America.
Latino Center for Leadership Development
Dallas-Fort Worth, '09
After advocating for Dallas students as special assistant to the Superintendent and as Dallas Director for Stand For Children, Miguel became the youngest person to be elected school board president at 28.
Program Evaluation Analyst
Georgia Governor's Office of Student Achievement
Metro Atlanta, '11
Rosaline says her experience as a high school math teacher has been invaluable in developing a nuanced lens for her role in the Georgia Governor’s Office of Student Achievement.