Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2008
This description of Wendy Kopp's work was prepared when Wendy Kopp was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2008.
Wendy Kopp is improving education and creating lifelong opportunities for children who attend the poorest schools in the United States. She does so by ushering a new generation of teachers and reformers into all levels of America’s education sector. After eighteen years, Kopp has begun supporting social entrepreneurs who are adapting this model to their countries.
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