As a researcher, I dedicate my life to understand the factors that help children fulfill their potential. My work focuses on promoting children's math development, the most important factor for laying the foundation of their future academic achievement. So it is only right that I combine my love for running and passion for math education and join Team Junior Achievement as I train for my dream race.
I believe that universal math competence is a fundamental ingredient for social justice. In order to become informed citizens, children must understand concepts such as probability, economic mobility, or financial literacy. I admire and advocate Junior Achievement's mission of empowering young children with this knowledge.
Junior Achievement of New York, Inc. wrote:
Junior Achievement of New York is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring,empowering, and preparing young people to succeed in a global economy. Through a dedicated network of over 6,600 volunteers, JA provides in-school and after-school programs to over 85,000 New York City, Long Island and Lower Hudson Valley students.
Our corporate and community volunteers deliver relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness, and entrepreneurship.
By supporting JA New York, you’re making a difference in the lives of thousands of students. Many students have been inspired to pursue their dreams because of their experiences with JA programs like JA in a Day, High School Heroes, Job Shadows, and more.