For immediate release
We would like to welcome Paola Garcia Abbo as one of our newest addition to the Board of Directors of The Street Smarts (TSS). Paola is a Senior Finance Manager at Aura.
Prior to joining Aura, Paola worked as an investment management associate at Goldman Sachs. Paola earned her M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton where she graduated on the Director’s List Honors. She also holds an M.Ed in Education Policy from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.
Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area and of Salvadorian descent, Paola graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Political Economics. She is a proud Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), UC Berkeley Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) and Robert F. Toigo Foundation fellow, alumna and volunteer. She serves as a trustee on the boards of Leadership High School, LatinaVIDA, and The Street Smarts in Oakland.
Welcome aboard, Paola!
For questions regarding this or other programs by The Street Smarts, visit www.thestreetsmarts.org or call 925-513-5717.
About The Street Smarts:
The Street Smarts (TSS) is an Oakland based nonprofit founded in June of 2016 aimed at introducing finance to groups of youth from historically underserved communities. Today, TSS offers services to students that include informational sessions on financial topics, on-site tours to financial and educational institutions, internship placement and more. For more information, visit www.thestreetsmarts.org.