Following a 36-year career as a public-school teacher, Dena is continuing her love for education as a humanitarian educator, running a non-profit organization she founded 18 years ago. The Dream School foundation supports public education in Nigeria with infrastructure and resources to teach and learn.
Opportunities are often unexpected [02:13]
Taking a chance on a career transition [05:18]
How to be efficient when working for your mom [08:20]
How to do good work in a damaged system [10:46]
Feeling like Ben Franklin in Nigeria [12:30]
Depth before breadth [16:09]
The perseverance to stay where you’re needed most [18:27]