Alumni Profile: Andrea Encarnacao Martin
From Boston to San José and back, Andrea’s inspiring journey and investment in student success is a testament to how transformative the City Year experience can be for AmeriCorps members, and how service can create positive ripples for many others.
How National Service Shaped Me
Matt Axelrod (Dispute Resolution Partner at Linklaters, former Principal Associate Deputy Attorney General and City Year Boston Alumnus ’88) offers his reflections on national voluntary service with City Year and how it has shaped him throughout his career. Read on to learn why Matt Axelrod considers City Year instrumental to his success in public service and in life.
My City Year Experience Took Me to New Heights
City Year alumnus Terrell Garrett (Washington, D.C. ’11) explains how City Year brought him to new heights through professional development support and eye-opening experiences throughout his service. Read about Terrell’s professional development from City Year to becoming the Director of Teacher Support at OneGoal, an organization that supports students through the college application process and beyond.
How to Use Your Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
You’ve put in a year of dedication and long days serving as a tutor, mentor and role model to make a difference in the lives of your students. Now that you’re looking ahead to new goals and challenges, remember that a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award can help you get there.
Women in Tech: Meet City Year’s First Female Chief Information Officer
Ellen Gulachenski, City Year’s chief information officer, is not one to turn down a challenge. Whether it’s taking over a failed project or building new skills, Ellen approaches every challenge as a learning opportunity—an attitude that has served her well in the male-dominated tech industry. In honor of Girls in ICT Day, we caught up with Ellen to hear how she became City Year’s CIO and what keeps her interested in technology.