A world-renowned educator, author and speaker who has devoted his career to transforming the lives of young people facing difficulties, Alhassan Susso is the Founder and Director of the Inspiring Teens’ Future program at the International Community High School in the South Bronx. This program has helped raise his school’s graduation rate from 31% to 84.9% in 6 years.

Alhassan is the 2019 New York State Teacher of the Year and the 2020 Horace Mann Educator of the Year. He currently teaches Government, Economics and Personal Development.