Arlington, Virginia, United States
Seth Kolker is pursuing a JD at Stanford Law School and an MBA at Stanford Graduate School of Business. He graduated from Yale University with a bachelor’s degree in ethics, politics, and economics, and from Rhode Island College with a master’s degree in education. Seth aspires to upgrade the American educational system by revitalizing school districts, boosting institutional capacity for innovation in education, and transforming social policy. He taught math at a low-income public high school in Rhode Island, where he created a financial literacy education tool called Kolker Kash. As founder of the high-school program How to Change the World, he won a Susan B. Wilson Civic Education Award for promoting civic leadership. He is a Schwarzman Scholar, and at Yale was named the Robert Dudley French Scholar for intellectual leadership and won the Ellsworth Prize in Social Science.