Plano Education Advocate Is A Local Force In School Finance Reform

Collin County is a decent starting place for people interested in recent history of school funding in Texas. It has a booming real estate market, mounting corporate re-locations, and a population growth that never misses a news cycle. It’s also home to Missy Bender, a Plano education advocate whom many consider a local force in … Read more

“A tireless advocate for public education:” AEF president Raifie Bass passes the torch

“A tireless advocate for public education:” AEF president Raifie Bass passes the torch

Outgoing Aspen Education Foundation President Raifie Bass (right) talks with Executive Director Cynthia Chase during Aspen High School’s scholarship ceremony on the school’s turf field on Monday, May 24, 2021.Austin Colbert/The Aspen Times. Raifie Bass has always been in it for the kids. “Kids are the best ambassadors with their success,” the Aspen Education Foundation … Read more

Ann-Eve Pedersen, former Tucson journalist and education advocate, dies at 55 | Local news

Ann-Eve Pedersen Submitted photo, 2016 Pedersen, who was born in Tucson and graduated from Salpointe Catholic High School before attending prestigious Brown University in Rhode Island, started her journalism career as a news assistant at the Tucson Citizen in the late 1980s. A month or two in, the editors gave her a shot at writing … Read more

Amanda Hearst: Sustainability Entrepreneur And Advocate

Amanda Hearst

Amanda Hearst, Co-Founder of luxury sustainable fashion retailer Maison De Mode & Well Beings, a … [+] global philanthropic organization that unites animal welfare and environmental protection. Maison De Mode Amanda Hearst, the philanthropist and heiress to the Hearst Corporation, was an associate fashion editor at Marie Claire when she found herself writing only about … Read more