Teacher Spotlight Shuchita Chaturvedi

Q: How did your family and culture influence who you are today?  My family belongs to India, the country with one of the oldest civilizations in the world. The country which thrives in unity in diversity, because it is multi-cultural, multi-religious and multi-lingual. This diverse characteristic has given birth to the society which is ancient, … Read more

Board Spotlight Huacong Chen

Q: How did your family and culture influence who you are today?  The constant goal of “improving oneself” is the result of my family’s and my culture’s influence. On a practical side (for a child), I learned that the benefit of improving oneself makes me an example among my peers. That in turn allowed me … Read more

ACEE Board Spotlight

Recognizing and appreciating the strength and contributions of our outstanding female board members. Kris Anest – Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. Maria Baier – Great Hearts America Natalie Beck – National Bank of Arizona Mary Bernal – Thomas R Brown Foundation Huacong Chen – Booth Udall Fuller, PLC Melody Cline-Valdes – BOK Financial Sarah Hancotte … Read more

Advisory Board Spotlight

Recognizing and appreciating the strength and contributions of our outstanding female advisory board members. Alexis Castorina​​ – Omega FinCrime Colleen Carmean – Ethical Analytics Group Kelsey Haake – Inupiaq Tribe Jen Mozilo – A Chance 2 Play Cathleen Johnson – West Virginia University

Staff Spotlight Robin Palmer

Q: How did your family and culture influence who you are today?  I grew up in a small town in Wisconsin as the second oldest of 11 children with a college professor dad and a stay-at-home mom. We had a huge garden as our main food source, and all the children learned to work hard … Read more

Volunteer Spotlight Ashley Schmidt

Q: How did your family and culture influence who you are today?  My family has always been supportive of my goals and dreams in life, whether it was when I wanted to become a doctor or when I decided to change my career path to become an accounting professional. I come from a long line … Read more

Staff Spotlight Teresa Mungai

Q: How did your family and culture influence who you are today?  My family and culture have played a large part in creating the person that I am today. As an Italian American, I come from a culture that can be very male dominated. My parents, however, sought to change that by always pushing me … Read more

Teacher Spotlight Zelatrice Fowler

Q: How did your family and culture influence who you are today?  My ancestors and my family have had a huge impact on who I am today, specifically my parents. Growing up in the military, Air Force, I actually lived a very protected and a pretty comfortable life. That’s definitely not to say that there weren’t any … Read more

Teacher Spotlight John Destin

Q: How did your family and culture influence who you are today?  Family and culture helped to forge who I am today by instilling grit while also displaying gratitude towards what one already possesses. Our way of life forced individuals to develop a strong sense of independence that was vital to thrive within our community. … Read more