W!se Hosts Summer Night Strings Reception & Benefit Concert

NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Wednesday, June 27, Working in Support of Education (W!se) hosted Summer Night Strings—a Reception and Benefit Concert. The sold out event was held in the Katie Murphy Amphitheatre at New York’s Fashion Institute of Technology. Guests were treated to a special evening of music by Damien Escobar, one of the… Read More

Women and Finance (as reported by Preeti Varathan on www.qz.com)

Do you feel like the financial industry caters more to men than to women? Over 70% of respondents in a recent survey of women thought so. And that could be part of the reason why so many of them did not feel like they had adequately prepared for retirement. In general, women in the US… Read More

Student Loan Repayment Plans (as reported by Dan Kopf on www.qz.com)

It is a common piece of advice to students who graduate with student loans – that they should opt for a repayment plan that prioritizes paying back as much as they can as soon as they can. Unfortunately, this advice is often wrong. No two people are alike – nor are their careers and/or debts…. Read More

STUDENTS HONORED AT 2018 W!SE SCHOLARS RECEPTION HOSTED BY DEUTSCHE BANK

NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Friday, June 8, Working in Support of Education (W!se) held its annual Scholars Reception to honor high school students who earned a score of 95% or higher on W!se’s 2017-18 national standardized Financial Literacy Certification Test. The Test is administered each year at high schools from 48 states that participate… Read More

“Where’s Rebecca?”: Foster Care App Takes Top Prize at QLI Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y. – On Monday, June 4th, Working in Support of Education (W!se) held the 23rd annual Quality of Life INNOVATIONS (QLI) Awards Ceremony, generously hosted by CITI. 180 guests attended the event, which was capped off with the announcement of the 2018 prize winners. More than 749 high school students in all 5… Read More

2018 Euro Challenge National Finalists Present Findings at Washington, D.C. Embassies

MEDIA ADVISORY Contact: Steven Appel, (646) 675-8594 (mobile)  or Ethan Goebel, (917) 860-6921 (mobile)   WHAT:         Euro Challenge National Finalist School Presentations to the Embassy of Spain and the Embassy of Lithuania WHO:            The Delegation of the European Union to the United States (“the Delegation”), Working in Support of Education (W!se), St. Albans High School, and… Read More