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Turnaround is seeking philanthropic champions who will join the organization, at the nexus of science and practice, in this extraordinary moment. To make a gift by phone or for additional information on wire transfers, stock donations and matching gifts, please contact Nicholas Andreassi or call 646.786.6230.



Board Profile: Sheila Ohlsson Walker

Sheila Ohlsson Walker is a behavioral geneticist with dual appointments as an assistant scientist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Education. She studies the biological intersection between stress and educational outcomes. Sheila joined Turnaround for Children’s board of directors in 2015.


Translating Science into Practice

By studying the impact of adversity on the developing brain, Turnaround is on to something big. We are connecting the dots between science, adversity and school performance.

Donor Spotlight: Carrie Morgridge

Carrie Morgridge is Vice President and Chief Disruptor of the Morgridge Family Foundation and the award-winning author of Every Gift Matters: How Your Passion Can Change the World. She also currently serves as the interim CEO for Share Fair Nation. Over the past few years, Carrie and her husband John have determined the philanthropic focus of the Morgridge Family Foundation on transformative gifts in education, conservation, the arts and health and wellness.

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Turnaround has uncovered a missing piece of the education reform puzzle. Your investment will help us achieve a new vision for public education.

Nicholas Andreassi
Associate, Development