As a principal at a challenging Brooklyn public school, Nadia Lopez was thinking about quitting. Then photographer Brandon Stanton, founder of the popular blog, Humans of New York, happened to interview one of her students. Suddenly Lopez was a media star invited to visit President Obama at the White House. Now she shares the strategies that enable her to foster success in the unlikeliest of environments.
The Bridge to Brilliance
By Nadia Lopez with Rebecca Paley
August; Viking; $27
Related: Mission Impossible
This article originally appeared in the August 2016 issue of SUCCESS magazine.