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Corps Member Story

Running With Purpose: A Journey in Leadership

March 10, 2020

Students & Communities

Leading a New Chapter in New Orleans

by The TFA Editorial Team

August 24, 2018

Sean Waldheim

Sean Waldheim

Vice President, Admissions

Teach For America

Greater New Orleans, '00

Sean Waldheim is the vice president of admissions at Teach For America. He was a 2000 Greater New Orleans corps member and joined Teach For America's staff in 2002.


Danitra Wansley

Program Director

High Resolves, New Orleans

Greater New Orleans, '13

As a Black woman from rural Georgia and the first person in her immediate family to graduate college, Danitra Wansley was driven to find a field that would allow her to serve the communities that needed her most.


Laura Komarek


Alston & Bird LLP

Greater New Orleans, '11

Teaching middle school special education enabled Laura Komarek to be an advocate for students in her law career. Learn how her time as a Teach For America corps member transformed her perspective.

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