34 min

"I was going to work incredibly hard at whatever I did and was just searching for something that would make a meaningful difference." - Wendy Kopp on developing her big idea Skimm'd from The Couch

    • Careers

Wendy Kopp founded Teach For America in 1989, which leveraged recent college grads against educational inequity in the US. Applying that same approach globally, she co-founded Teach For All in 2007. Wendy has been recognized as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People & was awarded the presidential citizens medal for her work. On the couch, Wendy talks about how to sustain passion in a career that has spanned 30 years (12:40 ) and why inexperience can actually be a strength (23:53).
This episode of Skimm’d From the Couch is sponsored by AC Hotels by Marriott. 

Wendy Kopp founded Teach For America in 1989, which leveraged recent college grads against educational inequity in the US. Applying that same approach globally, she co-founded Teach For All in 2007. Wendy has been recognized as one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People & was awarded the presidential citizens medal for her work. On the couch, Wendy talks about how to sustain passion in a career that has spanned 30 years (12:40 ) and why inexperience can actually be a strength (23:53).
This episode of Skimm’d From the Couch is sponsored by AC Hotels by Marriott. 

34 min