FPP July 2021 “Better Together” Virtual Session: Invest in Rising Youth – Strategies for Post-High School Success
July 8 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM EDTFree
FPP July 2021 “Better Together” Virtual Session:
Invest in Rising Youth – Strategies for Post-High School Success
Wednesday, July 8, 2021
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Eastern
Convening in the FPP Zoom Room
Investing in the rising generation through education, training and experience is an impactful way to increase their chances of success as others (including Financial Capability practitioners) support their planning for their future. But how do they get started?
In this immersive, interactive virtual session, strategies and tips will be shared about resources and programs to help rising professionals start their post-high school journey to higher education, advanced training and certificate programs, or a new career. Special emphasis will be placed on funding for education and unique program opportunities in Florida to help young people upskill their way to a brighter future.
About the Guest Expert, Lesley Mace . . .
Lesley Mace is a Senior Outreach Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta’s Jacksonville Branch, where she serves educators in fifty-four Florida counties. Prior to joining the Fed in 2010, she was an Instructor of Economics and Director of the Center for Economic Education at Auburn University – Montgomery and a high school economics teacher. A native of Auburn, Alabama, Lesley holds a B.A. in Economics and Foreign Language and a M.S. in Economics from Auburn University.