Stories of HOPE – Margaux Lieser

Stories of HOPE – Margaux Lieser

By Krystian Palmero, HOPE Corps Fellow For most students, getting in front of a group of peers to speak can be nerve-wracking; but, for Ms. Margaux Lieser, one of our volunteers in Chicago, Illinois, she had no problem leading Banking on Our Future sessions for...

Stories of HOPE – Emily Gause

By Jordan Hagedon, HOPE Corps Fellow Emily Gause owes much of her success to the influence of her family. Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, Emily grew up inspired by her grandparents who still live in Ann Arbor to this day. “My dad’s parents were always my greatest...
Stories of HOPE – Lili Strachan

Stories of HOPE – Lili Strachan

By Jordan Hagedon, HOPE Corps Fellow Lili Strachan grew up in Florida understanding more about financial matters than the average kid. As the eldest child of two to immigrant parents from Colombia who barely spoke English, Lili had to know more than others her age. “I...