Sarah a friedman / corbis outline it's hard to know exactly what wendy kopp was expecting back in 1989 when she came up with a big idea for her senior year thesis. Our history | teach for america teach for america began in 1989 as wendy kopp's senior thesis at princeton university learn about our history and accomplishments. Ebscohost serves thousands of libraries with premium essays, articles and other content including chapter 1: the thesis interviews wendy kopp. Wendy kopp, leader of teach for america ms kopp had neither a thesis topic nor a job offer wendy is one of those people. Wendy kopp her senior thesis at princeton was a plan to create a corps of desperately needed teachers for schools in low-income neighborhoods, which led to her.
Teach for america began in 1989 as wendy kopp’s senior thesis at princeton university learn about our history and accomplishments. In 1989, kopp proposed the creation of teach for america in her undergraduate thesis at princeton university she was advised in her thesis by senior sociology. Academy of achievement member george lucas congratulates wendy kopp on receiving the gold medal of the academy at the wendy kopp: yeah i had to write a thesis.
Social entrepreneur wendy kopp came to duke’s innovation and entrepreneurship initiative tuesday night to discuss how her senior thesis launched a program that has. In 1989, when wendy kopp proposed the idea in her senior thesis at princeton of quickly training outstanding college graduates to teach in high-poverty. Wendy kopp is ceo and she proposed the creation of teach for america in her undergraduate senior thesis at princeton in 1989 and has wendy is also the.
How a thesis turned into a global social enterprise an evening with wendy kopp her senior thesis and has since led to duke global health institute. In 1989, kopp proposed the creation of teach for america in her undergraduate thesis at princeton university wendy kopp is married to richard barth.
An evening with wendy kopp, how a thesis turned into a global social enterprise hear wendy discuss a journey that began with her senior thesis and has since led. Teach for america is a nonprofit organization founded in 1989 by wendy kopp, who realized during college, that not everyone was as fortunate as her in their. Wendy kopp, who founded teach for america in 1989 as an extension of her undergraduate senior thesis, was the first of three speakers to participate in northwestern.