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Willy Oppenheim

Election Year: 2010

Election Constituency: United States of America

Scholar Status: Scholar Alum

Rhodes Identifier: Maine & Pembroke 2010

Willy Oppenheim


Willy Oppenheim is an educator, a researcher, and the leader of a social enterprise ( that works to facilitate relationships, dialogue, and learning between change agents around the world. Willy attended Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, where he completed a self-designed major in religion, education, and anthropology, and went on to earn his doctorate in Education as a Rhodes Scholar. Willy strives to live by Kahlil Gibran's maxim that 'work is love made visible,' but when he is not working, Willy also enjoys rock climbing, telemark skiing, poetry, flyfishing, playing guitar, and baking bread.