Kaya Henderson

Former DC Executive Director at Teach for America, Inc.

Kaya Henderson

Kaya Henderson

Former DC Executive Director at Teach for America, Inc.

Biography

Kaya Henderson is on the board of The Aspen Institute, Inc., Teach For America, Inc. and The National Commission on Teaching & America's Future. Ms. Henderson received a graduate degree and an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University.

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Career Highlights

Teach for America, Inc.

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Number of Boards

7

Number of Awards

2

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Founding Executive Director, Henry Crown Fellowship at The Aspen Institute, Inc.

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Executive Director, Aspen Global Innovators Group at The Aspen Institute, Inc.

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Founder at Robin Hood Foundation

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Founder at Tudor Investment Corporation

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President & Chief Executive Officer at The Aspen Institute, Inc.

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Founding Partner at The Rice Hadley Group LLC

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Co-Founder at Stand Up To Cancer

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Former Managing Partner at Emerson Collective LLC

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President at Georgetown University

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Founder at Glenview Capital Management LLC

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Kaya Henderson
Former DC Executive Director at Teach for America, Inc.
Education
Master of Arts in Leadership

Georgetown University is a private research university in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1789, it is the oldest Jesuit and Catholic university in the United States. Georgetown's main campus, located in Washington's Georgetown neighborhood, is noted for Healy Hall, a National Historic Landmark in the Romanesque revival style. Georgetown operates a law center on Capitol Hill and auxiliary campuses in Italy, Turkey, and Qatar.

Bachelor's in International Relations

The Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service (SFS), founded in 1919, is a premier school of international affairs. At Georgetown’s Washington, D.C. and Qatar campuses, SFS provides a rigorous education combining theory and practice and instills the values of service. School of Foreign Service provides students a rigorous education in international affairs that combines theory and practice and instills the values of service to others, offered by a faculty of outstanding scholars and practitioners who are committed to teaching, learning and discovery.

Memberships
Member
2007 - Prior

The Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) is comprised of highly successful entrepreneurial leaders with a focus on values and sights on creating a better society. In being a part of a global network with access to some of the most talented like-minded individuals around the world and the support of the Aspen Institute, these leaders are able to help each other to become more deliberate and impactful in their efforts to make their communities, societies, and the world a better place.

Career History
Chancellor
2007 - 2016

District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) is the local, traditional public school system of Washington, D.C. in the United States. DCPS should not be confused with the independently governed DC Public Charter Schools (DCPCS), which also operates in Washington, D.C.

Vice President for Strategic Partnerships
2000 - Prior

TNTP is a national nonprofit committed to ending the injustice of educational inequality. Founded by teachers in 1997, TNTP works with schools, districts and states to provide excellent teachers to the students who need them most and advance policies and practices that ensure effective teaching in every classroom.

DC Executive Director
Prior

Teach For America (TFA) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is to "enlist, develop, and mobilize as many as possible of our nation's most promising future leaders to grow and strengthen the movement for educational equity and excellence." The organization aims to accomplish this by recruiting and selecting college graduates from top universities around the United States to serve as teachers. The selected members, known as "corps members," commit to teaching for at least two years in a public or public charter K–12 school in one of the 52 low-income communities that the organization serves.

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$1,000 - $4,999
2017

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners.

$1,000 - $4,999
2016

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, DC. Its mission is to foster leadership based on enduring values and to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues. The Institute has campuses in Aspen, Colorado, and on the Wye River on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. It also maintains offices in New York City and has an international network of partners.

Awards & Honors
2013
Washingtonian Magazine - 100 Most Powerful Women
2011
Washingtonian Magazine - 100 Most Powerful Women
Other Affiliations
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