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Transformational Leadership, Teach For America with Susan Asiyanbi Executive Vice President; Teacher Preparation, Support and Development

The Greater Good Lecture Series

Susan Asiyanbi, Executive Vice President of the Teacher Preparation, Support and Development team at Teach For America, will engage attendees in a discussion of the broad work of Teach For America's mission, (to build a movement to eliminate educational inequity by enlisting our nation's most promising future leaders).

Ms. Asiyanbi will chronicle her journey to the EVP role at Teach For America- from her early life experiences that led her to participation as a corps member in the program to her own education and professional experiences that positioned her to lead the national team at Teach For America that is directly responsible for the preparation and support of the leaders who are currently engaged in their two-year commitment in the program. Additionally, Ms. Asiyanbi will share insights from the organization's work over the past 20 years in order to build understanding of the organization's historical trajectory, learnings, and path forward.

Susan Asiyanbi


Leadership for the Greater Good
Keynote address given by Susan Asiyanbi followed by a question and answer session.


Hesburgh Auditorium
The Hesburgh Center for International Studies
University of Notre Dame

Date & Time:

Wednesday, February 15, 2012,
12:00-1:30 PM ET

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Friday, February 6, 2012, 2011, 4:30 PM ET

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Susan Asiyanbi
Executive Vice President, Teacher Preparation, Support and Development

Susan Asiyanbi is responsible for ensuring corps members have the necessary training and ongoing program support to lead their students to success as transformational teachers. After teaching fourth grade math and science in Newark as a 2001 corps member, Asiyanbi joined staff as a program director in 2003 supporting new corps members in our Newark region. She then served as managing director of the charter Philadelphia Institute and subsequently as the vice president of institutes before leaving to pursue her graduate degree. Prior to returning to Teach For America, Asiyanbi summered at Boston Consulting Group and joined Sears Holding Company as a senior leader associate reporting to the CEO on key strategic initiatives. Asiyanbi earned her B.A. from Williams College, received her M.A. in Education Administration & Supervision from St. Peters College, and obtained her M.B.A. from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management.