President of the Alper Portfolio Group and Author of Teach To Work
Patty Alper is a board member of both the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and US2020, the White House initiative to build mentorship in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) careers. Drawn from her 15 years of mentoring inner-city high-school students, her proven Project Based Mentorship model provides an intuitive and scalable way to transform education inside high schools, community colleges, universities, and after-school programs. She is also the author of the book TEACH TO WORK: How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS