Working in Support of Education Receives Grant from the Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation

Media Contact: Samantha Spina | 212-421-2700 | sspina@wise-ny.org New York, NY – Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant from the Calvin K. Kazanjian Economics Foundation to support the Quality of Life INNOVATIONS (QLI) Program. QLI invites high school students to become social entrepreneurs by using… Read More

“100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance Rankings Announced”

New York, NY – April 28, 2023 Working in Support of Education (W!se), a national nonprofit, announced the 2023 “100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance” during a ceremony sponsored by Voya Financial®. This year’s first-place school is Academies of West Memphis in West Memphis, Arkansas. Richmond Community High School from Virginia, High School… Read More

5th Annual EGE Sustainability and the Next Generation Workforce Conference

5th Annual EGE Sustainability and the Next Generation Workforce Conference March 7, 2023 Sponsored by Con Edison, Deutsche Bank, and UFT The W!se Institute’s Engineered Green Economics (EGE “edge”) conference works to advance sustainability education, address the concerns of young people today and help cultivate the next generation of workers. The 2023 Conference will focus… Read More

Wells Fargo Foundation Supports W!se Financial Literacy and W!se Institute Programs

Media Contact: Samantha Spina | 212-421-2700 | sspina@wise-ny.org New York, NY – Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to announce it has received a generous $75,000 grant from Wells Fargo Foundation to support the Financial Literacy Certification program and the W!se Institute in the 2022-23 school year. “Our longstanding partnership with Wells Fargo… Read More

T. Rowe Price Foundation Supports Working in Support of Education (W!se)

Media Contact: Samantha Spina | 212-421-2700 | sspina@wise-ny.org New York, NY – Working in Support of Education (W!se) is pleased to announce it has received a generous grant from T. Rowe Price Foundation to support its educational programs. W!se’s mission is to improve economic mobility through financial literacy & college and career readiness. Among the… Read More

“Diminishing Stigma of LGBTQ+ Student Mental Health” Places First at QLI Awards

NEW YORK, N.Y.– On Tuesday, June 7, Working in Support of Education (W!se) held the 27th Annual Quality of Life INNOVATIONS (QLI) Awards Ceremony at PwC on Madison Ave, New York City. High school students from the five boroughs participated in developing innovative solutions to quality of life issues in their communities with eight teams… Read More

How to Improve Your Financial Literacy in 2022 (Guest Post by Stephen Rozo)

In a world where more than half of Americans don’t have enough savings to cover a $1,000 emergency, it’s more important than ever to improve your financial literacy. Financial literacy means having the proper knowledge about your money, credit, and debt management to make financially responsible decisions. Unfortunately, many people do not have a strong… Read More