By Anindya Kundu
THE POWER OF STUDENT AGENCY
Foreword by Pedro Noguera
How can we promote the learning and well-being of all students, especially those who come from some of the most disadvantaged backgrounds? We can fight against deeply rooted inequalities in the American educational system by harnessing student agency―each person’s unique capacity for positive change.
Public Scholar / Award-Winning Educator
Dr. Anindya Kundu
Hey! I’m Anindya Kundu and I’m a sociologist who loves thinking about how people can succeed despite various challenges. I have a Ph.D. in Sociology of Education from NYU and currently serve as a Senior Fellow at LMIS at The City University of New York (CUNY).
“One of my favorite thinkers on the structural and personal opportunities all children need to thrive” –
Dr. Angela Duckworth, psychologists and author of the bestseller GRIT
My debut TED Talk in 2017 on the conditions for student success and the differences between grit and agency
April 18, 2021
Learning and The Brain Conference
Anindya will speak about how to foster student purpose, grit, and agency through cultural competence.