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Girl in Translation [Jean Kwok '90]
Girl in Translation [Jean Kwok '90]

“I can say that in many ways, PBHA was the beginning of who I grew up to become. It went beyond social work. It helped me grow up. I learned important skills: negotiation, bluffing, tact, organization, budgeting, confidence, compassion.” The youngest of seven children and a girl at that, I was a dreamy, impractical child […]

Education at the Service of Others [Ana Maria Garcia Blanco '78]
Education at the Service of Others [Ana Maria Garcia Blanco '78]

Ana directs La Nueva Escuela Juan Ponce de León in an impoverished suburb of Guaynabo. She and members of the community reopened it 18 years ago and employed the Montessori system, which lowered violence and increased performance. Read more about how Ana is using her education at the service of others.