If you could have dinner with 1 person who you regard as a leader, who would it be and why?

Stephen Colbert — He’s been able to mobilize my generation to be interested in making a political and social difference through cutting satire.

If you could create your own social enterprise, what would it be and why?

I would create a social enterprise that provides protection of the human rights of vulnerable migrant populations.

Host Site Overview

The Chicago Public Education Fund is committed to building a critical mass of great public schools in Chicago. They accomplish this by investing in organizations and ideas that aggressively grow principal quality citywide, and by developing programs that enable the best educators to drive student performance to new heights.

Host Site Project

Mark will help the Fund build capacity around Programs and Community Assessment by supporting the implementation of a strategic plan to ensure 350 high-quality school leaders by 2018. He will manage a variety of assessment, research and implementation efforts surrounding principal quality programming and the education innovation showcase at The Fund’s 15th anniversary celebration.