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Michelle Sendowski


Souper Cubes

Region: Greater Philadelphia, '11

Michelle Sendowski shares how her experience in the classroom prepared her for leadership roles in higher education and entrepreneurship.


Emily Drexler

Senior Manager, Customer Insights and Strategy

Chicago Transit Authority

Region: New York, '09

Emily leads customer insights and strategy at Chicago Transit Authority, which entails delivering quality, affordable transit services that link jobs, people, and communities.


Sourjya Rudra



Region: Memphis, '15

Sourjya's career took an unexpected detour when he joined the corps.  As a consultant, he brings his classroom leadership experience to the corporate world.


Rachel Vicente

CEO and founder

Rachel Vicente Consulting

Region: Greater Chicago–Northwest Indiana, '12

Rachel Vicente, a Teach For America Chicago-Northwest Indiana ‘12 alum, is the founder of her own leadership consulting firm. She leverages her past learnings from TFA coaches as a foundation to lead people to success today.


A.T. McWilliams

Management Consultant

Region: New York, '12

A.T. McWilliams shares how teaching gave him a valuable set of skills for his coaching and consulting roles.


Howard Shin

Senior Manager, Global Product Commercialization


Region: Houston, '10

As the son of immigrants who grew up in a low-income community, Howard (Houston '10) knows the challenges one faces en route to higher education. After teaching high school in the corps, he's now using his leadership skills in the business sector.


Nat Natarajan

Investment Banking Director


Region: New Jersey, '09

Nat Natarajan first learned the value of building relationships as a middle school math teacher with the corps. Years later, he remains involved in education in his role as an investment banker working on a technology team whose focus is in edtech.


Alys Seamans

Manager, Strategy and Analytics

Deloitte Consulting, LLP

Region: New Mexico, '12

Before earning her master's degree and joining Deloitte, Alys Seamans got her start at Teach For America.


Leigh Ann West

Strategy and Operations Lead, Devices and Services Global Partnerships


Region: Metro Atlanta, '11

Leigh Ann's time in the classroom gave her valuable problem-solving skills and business acumen that propelled her career in consulting, strategy, and operations.


Hunter Pierson

Vice President

Goldman Sachs & Co

Region: Bay Area, '01

Armed with the belief that America will only be a place of equal opportunity if all kids get an excellent education, Hunter now uses his teaching skills and business acumen to ensure New Orleans charter schools are well run and operationally strong.

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