Michael Feinberg - 2013
Co-Founder of the KIPP Foundation
Michael Feinberg, a Penn I.R. graduate (C.91), is the co-founder of the KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) Foundation and the superintendent of KIPP Houston. KIPP Foundation currently forms a network of 125 public charter schools that serve more than 41,000 students. The positive results of Michael's efforts have been undeniable. To date, more than 90% of KIPPsters have graduated high school with more than 80% having attended college.
José María Aznar - 2010
Former Prime Minister of Spain
Colin Powell - 2008
65th United States Secretary of State
Harvey Sicherman - 2004
Former President and Director of the Foreign Policy Research Institute
Harvey Sicherman initially served as the Associate Director for Research at the Foreign Policy Research Institute from 1978-1980. He would later serve as Special Assistant and consultant to numerous United States Secretaries of State as well as to Secretary of the Navy John F. Lehmen Jr. Harvey's special area of interest were Western Europe, the Middle East, and International Economics.