Carole Artigiani

Carole Artigiani

Throughout her career as an educator, Carole Artigiani, 69, was impressed with her students’ response to opportunities to learn and take action in addressing critical issues facing their own and communities around the world. She was determined to nurture these...
Vivian Lowery Derryck

Vivian Lowery Derryck

While spending a summer in Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa, in college, Vivian Derryck witnessed firsthand how girls like the daughters of her neighbor Fatamatou worked in the fields while boys attended school. The experience inspired her long career in international...
J. David Nelson

J. David Nelson

J. David Nelson joined The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) as its chief operating officer at a critical time. In 2001, the organization, which brings entrepreneurship education to low-income youth, had outgrown the limits of its current...
Wilma Kirchhofer-Marbury

Wilma Kirchhofer-Marbury

As Georgia schools face cuts to physical and health education, Kirchhofer-Marbury is arming kids with the knowledge they need to lead healthy lives, including: health education, leadership training, service opportunities, and exposure to global health issues. Her...
Maria Lemus

Maria Lemus

Lemus is helping to transform the role of “promotores” — traditionally, laypeople in Latin American countries concerned with the health and well-being of others — into a widely accepted profession in the United States sensitive to cultural...