Rafiq Kalam Id-Din

Teaching Firms of America


North America, United States


Rafiq Kalam Id-Din 2007 Global Fellow

Bold Idea 

Establish a network of one-room schoolhouses in inner cities that will revive elementary education as a stepping stone from poverty to prosperity.


Rafiq R. Kalam Id-Din II, Esq. most recently served as the Executive Director of the AnBryce Foundation. Previously, Rafiq was a corporate attorney with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP in New York and Hong Kong. He holds an MA in Teaching from the University of Virginia and a JD from New York University School of Law. While at NYU, Rafiq was a Thurgood Marshall Scholar, a class representative for the Black Allied Law Student Association, a lead instructor in the High School Law Institute, a legal advocate with the Unemployment Action Center, and an Articles Editor with the Law Review, as well as Treasurer and then President of the Student Bar Association. He was also awarded the Vanderbilt Medal for outstanding service to the law school community, and was chosen to deliver the commencement address on behalf of the JD students. Rafiq is the founder and former Managing Partner of Teaching Firms of America.