Keya Wondwossen is currently studying Education Policy and Management at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, she is passionate about how a high quality education can be the tipping point and change outcomes for students and their families. Prior to attending Harvard, Keya worked as a Talent Recruiter with KIPP Metro Atlanta Schools, a region of high performing charter schools dedicated to helping students go to and through college. She was responsible for the cultivation and recruitment of all instructional staff. Keya also managed partnerships with external stakeholders including area universities and organizations as well as programming that shared best practices with local teachers. Before joining KIPP, Keya was an Elementary English as a Second Language Teacher via the Teach For America program. She spent three years at her placement school in Morrow, Georgia providing over fifty students from around the globe with differentiated social and academic language support annually. Keya holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs and a Minor in Spanish from the University of Georgia. Keya’s interests outside of academics include traveling, cheering on her favorite teams (Go Dawgs and all Atlanta based sports!), and attending concerts.