Wisdom Amouzou is the Diversity & Equity Fellow for RISE Colorado and in his role, he is responsible for piloting culturally relevant and critically conscious professional development for our partner schools as well as co-leading our Youth Leadership Program. Before RISE, Wisdom taught Writing & Rhetoric at the African Leadership Academy. He was the 2015 Teach For America Sue Lehmann Winner for his incredible work with his Middle School students in Montbello. He was born in Togo and immigrated to the United States when he was 9 years old. He grew up in Aurora and is a graduate of Aurora Public Schools. His first passion is music and he loves playing instruments and singing in a choral group.