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Meet our Alumni

Browse this list to find TFA alumni in business, politics, medicine, school leadership, journalism, nonprofits, technology, and more. Then click into their profiles to read more about how their experience as corps members shaped their careers.
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Profiles of Alumni


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Charla Agnoletti

Director of Public Achievement,


Region: Colorado, '09

Charla Agnoletti, M.Ed (Denver ‘09) is program director and instructor for the Public Achievement in the School of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. For Charla, a lifelong commitment to educational equity and social justice is rooted in her experiences as a former student and teacher in Denver Public Schools. 


Mariana Aguilar

Vice President, Education


Region: Los Angeles, '12

Mariana’s time in the classroom strengthened her resolve and developed her skills as a leader, propelling her toward a career that's included consulting with Deloitte and edtech leadership.


Wylde Aguilera

English Second Language Teacher

Aurora Collegiate Academy Inc.

Region: Greater Delta: Mississippi & Arkansas, '13

With over 10 years of teaching experience, Wylde shares how his students feel like extended family.


Matthew Aiken

Associate Counsel

The White House

Region: St. Louis, '10

As an associate counsel at The White House, Matthew credits his ability to embrace the challenge to his time teaching 9th grade math as a corps member.


Femi Alese

Senior Product Manager


Region: Rhode Island, '13

Femi Alese learned the value of vision setting to achieve measurable results in the corps. Today, Femi uses that same growth mindset of continuous reflection and improvement as a product manager.


Natasha S. Alford

VP, Digital Content, Senior Correspondent, and host of "TheGrio Weekly"


Region: D.C. Region, '10

In the fast-paced world of today’s media, Natasha S. Alford oozes confidence before the camera as a digital host for TheGrio. What you might not know is that she honed her talents as a teacher in the corps.


Paige Andersen

Project Coordinator

Region: Memphis, '18

Looking back on their Teach For America experience, Paige Andersen recognizes how they grew along with their students. As a Memphis 2018 corps member, Paige discovered the power of joy and how that translates into personal fulfillment.


Josh Anderson

Senior Fellow

FutureEd at Georgetown

Region: New York, '04

Josh is a senior fellow at FutureEd, an independent, solution-oriented think tank at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy.


Nibette Aning


Green Line Talent Group

Region: New York, '06

As a first-generation college student from a low-income family, Nibette was fully aware of the challenges her second-grade students faced. She remains committed to ending educational inequity.


Samantha (Pratt) Asante


LaunchX Entrepreneurship Program

Region: Miami-Dade, '15

Samantha Pratt is a 2015 Miami-Dade alum and president of the LaunchX Entrepreneurship Program, where she helps develop the next generation of entrepreneurs.

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