The FAO Schwarz Fellowship launched my career into the nonprofit sector.
Before I began my position at Jumpstart for Young Children, I had studied to be a classroom teacher. By my final year of college,
I developed an interest in education after transferring into the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. During my senior year, I worked for an organization called Books & Breakfast that
The FAO Schwarz Fellowship has allowed me to continue my involvement in areas of deep importance to me. I was first exposed to environmental justice through community organizing in my hometown of Chester,
My initial love for nonprofit work came from my early involvement in a high school program, called Upward Bound, that worked to prepare low-income, first-generation students for college. Through the program I spent
One of the highlights of our fall retreat in Philadelphia was the participation of many supreme fellows in our reunion dinner and in a professional development session around the power of networking. It
What is your organization and title?
I am a Youth Leadership Coordinator/ Farm to School Consultant for The Food Trust in Philadelphia, PA.
Where did you attend college and what did you study?
I got my