Junior Board

About Us

What We Do


Our sights are set on building sustainable support for Teach For America – New York through:

  • Events that spread awareness about the need for better education for all kids in NYC, regardless of zip code.
  • Fundraising that directly supports better education for kids in NYC that need it the most!
  • Volunteer experiences that offer an opportunity to make a difference in a child’s life.
  • New members and new friends! Learn more about joining below.

Join Us


There are two options for joining the Junior Board, depending on your time and interests.

Contact Bessie Goggins for more details.


Upcoming Events

It Takes A City is Teach For America – New York’s signature event, bringing together 500 New Yorkers to celebrate the impact our corps members and alumni are making in the lives of nearly 100,000 students every year. Honoring Longtime Champion David Kenny Senior Vice President, IBM Watson and IBM Cloud Event Chairs: Sue Lehmann Linnea Conrad Roberts
May 1, 2018
6:30 PM EDT
141 West 54th Street New York City

Meet the Junior Board Members

(Junior Board Founder)
Managing Principal Monarch Alternative Capital
(Junior Board Chair)
Bregal Sagemount
(Junior Board Development Chair)
Charlotte 2008
Bessemer Trust
(Junior Board Events Co-Chair)
CariCorps, Inc.
(Junior Board Events Co-Chair)
Saba Capital Management
(Junior Board Recruitment Chair)
Bay Area 2007
Johns Hopkins University
(Junior Board Alumni Chair)
Charlotte 2011
Clayton Dubilier & Rice
(Junior Board Marketing Chair)
Oscar Health Insurance
Arc Real Estate Group
New York 2008
New York University
Rogge Global Partners
New York 2006
New York 2012
New York Public Library
New York 2006
Americas Society/Council of the Americas
Rio Grande Valley 2008
Credit Suisse Americas Foundation
Greater New Orleans–Louisiana Delta 2011
Pure Storage
MBA/JD Candidate Stanford University
Boss32 Interactive
New York 2003
Director, Education Overdeck Family Foundation
MPP Candidate Harvard University
MBA Candidate Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Sperry, Mitchell & Company
MBA Candidate Harvard University
Bay Area 2010
JD Candidate New York University
Memphis 2011
Morgan Stanley
Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co
Charlotte 2007
EverFi, Inc.
Chicago–Northwest Indiana 2010
Marketing and Communications Consultant
Bain & Company