Dream Gigs for Young Gays

BY Michelle Garcia

March 21 2011 7:10 PM ET

10. Teach for America — New York City
In 1990 a college senior from Princeton turned her idea to help educate inner-city youth into reality when she raised $2.5 million to get the cream of the collegiate crop into some of the least successful school districts in the country instead of cushy desk gigs. Wendy Kopp's nonprofit, Teach for America, has grown to serve more than 3 million young people in 39 areas with poor schools.

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