Martin Sanders

Martin Sanders

Graduate Assistant; Public Leadership


Martin Sanders hails from Indianapolis, Ind.--also known as Hoosier Country. He is pursuing a dual master's in public policy and master's in business administration to equip every child with a world-class education to compete in the global economy. Sanders has a bachelor’s in business administration from Tennessee State University and a master’s in education from St. John’s University. He worked as a banker in Albany, N.Y., for two years before transitioning to public school teaching in the Bronx. During his five years as a teacher, Sanders created and implemented a social justice curriculum that empowered student advocates to address policymakers in Albany and Washington, DC, to address systemic educational and social inequalities.