Bioscience

Career pipeline forum to feature Teach for America founder

April 7, 2011

By Flinn Foundation

Education forumAn upcoming forum on education and workforce development sponsored by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce will feature Wendy Kopp, founder and CEO of Teach For America, and Jonah Edelman, co-founder and CEO of Stand for Children.

Education for All Arizona Students: What It Will Take” will be held at the Arizona Biltmore on April 13. The forum will concentrate on how to create broader opportunities for students’ academic success and how to improve career options for all Arizona students.

Joining Kopp and Edelman will be a panel of business leaders including Cathleen Aubin Barton, southwest education manager for Intel Corp., MaryAnn Guerra, CEO & chairman of the board for BioAccel, and J. Robert Landolt, director of finance for attack helicopter programs at the Boeing Company.