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Growing Effective Leaders From Within

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December 08, 2011 - 12:00pm PST

About the Webinar

As Teach For America has grown from a staff of 200 members in 2004 to a staff of 1,400 members in 2010, the organization has worked to ensure they are attracting, retaining, and developing diverse leaders from within. Hear about the development of the organization’s leadership framework and learn how you can attract and keep top talent for your own company or project.

Elissa Kim
Executive Vice President of Recruitment
Teach for America

Elissa Kim has managed the Recruitment team since 1999, and in the last eleven years has produced 28% compound annual growth in the applicant pool. In 2010, she led the effort to produce the largest number of applicants and new corps members in the organization's history with 46,366 college graduates applying, yielding a corps of 4,500. She joined Teach For America's staff after teaching ninth and tenth grade English for three years as part of the 1996 Teach For America corps in Greater New Orleans. Kim is a graduate of Northwestern University, where she majored in history and religion and played varsity tennis.