Penn GSE Career Paths

Reaching Children Around the World

Shruti Bhat, GED’15

Shruti Bhat, GED’15, has made it her mission to bring education, health, and social services to children in poverty around the globe.

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Discovering How to Teach Every Child

Drs. Lynn Fuchs, GED’73, and Doug Fuchs, GED’73

Described by Forbes as revolutionary educators, Drs. Lynn Fuchs, GED’73, and Doug Fuchs, GED’73, believe customizable interventions are the best way to keep students on track.

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Promoting Intercultural Understanding

Hitomi Yoshida, GED’95

Hitomi Yoshida, GED’95, broadens the student experience through intercultural programming at the Penn Museum.

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Using Data to Guide Policies

Irma Perez-Johnson, GR’08

Learn why Irma Perez-Johnson, GR’08, thinks data-driven decision-making is the future of education.

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From Reporting to Report Cards: Lindsey Gerdes, GED’15, Transitions to Teaching ALUMNI

Lindsey Gerdes, GED’15

Lindsey Gerdes, GED’15, speaks about her journey from advice columnist to first grade teacher.

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Thinking Outside of the Box to Find Solutions

Nicholas Ashburn, GED’12

Nicholas Ashburn, GED’12, is executing high-impact global initiatives from Penn’s campus.

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Practice with purpose: The life of a Professional Counseling student

Jasmine Jenkins, GED’14, GED’15

Jasmine Jenkins, GED’14, GED’15, found her calling in professional counseling.

Jasmine Jenkins, GED’14, GED’15

Bringing Home the Lessons of the Holocaust

Jesse Nickelson, GRD’11

Jesse Nickelson, GRD’11, believes it is his mission, as an educator and museum administrator, to cultivate civic engagement and leadership in students.

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Building Skills While Living Abroad

Sarah Horns, GED’11, and Khaing Zah Lynn, GED’12

Sarah Horns, GED’11, and Khaing Zah Lynn, GED’12, speak about how their GSE skills and knowledge allowed them to make a global impact on education.

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Educational Opportunity through Technology

David Soo, GR’11

David Soo, GR’11, believes technology is key to increasing access to education.

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