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    Sarah Ippel

    Founder & Executive Chairman, Academy for Global Citizenship; BHSI Fellow

    At the age of 23, Ippel rode her bike to the Board of Education with a request to re-imagine what is possible in public education. Three years later, she opened AGC, a Chicago Public Charter School in the city’s underserved southwest community that fosters students to become mindful, civically engaged leaders by examining their role in both their local communities and across world. With a larger goal of creating a replicable educational model that will lead to broader systemic change, Ippel is also constructing the first net-positive energy campus in Illinois, which will produce more energy than it consumes by incorporating several acres of restorative urban agriculture and food production that include a native tree forest, vegetable gardens, orchards and greenhouses.

    Past Events

    Tuesday, Oct 15 2013

    4 PM

    Chicago is the city of blue collar tradition and Midwestern family values. It also happens to be a budding frontier of some of the world’s greatest... read more
    2 hours | Talk | Edlis Neeson Theater at the Museum of Contemporary Art

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