Essays


SEED: Ashokans Meet Chinese Changemakers

Changemakers in China Meet Rhodes Scholar Steven Wang. Before earning his Master of Public Policy from Oxford, Steven served as a program manager at Teach for China. In the same way as its American namesake, Teach for China seeks to improve...

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The Power of Our Example

Nonviolence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind. It is mightier than the mightiest weapon of destruction devised by the ingenuity of man.  Mahatma Gandhi This week in South Carolina the nation witnessed shock and awe. Shock: Nine innocent...

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Beyond Words

God grant me… courage to change the things I cannot change. Much of what happens in our world leaves us initially speechless. Last year I watched the video of the death of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old African-American boy with a toy...

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Uncommon Sense

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler. –Albert Einstein I had the pleasure recently of serving as a faculty member for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation’s newly launched national fellowship, the Community Leadership Network. The Foundation had selected...

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The Philadelphia Journal of Social Innovations has published my thought piece on school design. Check it out!



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