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Maite wantwadi

Program Assistant at Young Americans Center for Financial Education

Professional Summary

Educational professional polished in assisting with lessons and collaborating with other professionals to provide the highest level of education for each student. Technically adept with advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite. Quality-focused and committed to approaching administrative tasks with tenacity and attention to detail. Well organized with good time management habits. Continually maintains a positive attitude while interacting with demanding clients. 

Volunteer work

Blogger, 02/2016-present

Africa Agenda, Denver, CO

Cultural Orientation Mentor, 07/2013-present

Lutheran Family Services, Denver, CO

Work experience

May 2016Present

Youth Entrepreneurship Coordinator

Young Americans Center for Financial Education
Aug 2014May 2016

Program Assistant II

Young Americans Center for Financial Education

Facilitate students in completing simulations designed to strengthen their understanding and knowledge of finance, entrepreneurship, free enterprise and global economics through hands-on learning experiences. I also teach a class of youth age 12-17 in learning what it takes to start their own business. Instruct youth and young adults to promote financial literacy.

Aug 2013Jun 2014

Denver Math Fellow

Denver Public Schools

Adapted teaching methonds and materials to meet students' varying needs and interests. Planned and implemented creative lessons in accordance to district, state and federal guidelines.

Jul 2012Jun 2013

Team Leader

City Year, Inc.

Managed, trained, mediated conflicts and mentored 11 Corps Members in providing attendance, behavior and course performance coaching to students in an urban middle school. Generated and distributed data to measure scholastic progress of over 100 students. Obtained funding through in-kind donations for multiple events.  Collaborated with peers in organizing whole school events and community-based service projects. 

Aug 2011May 2012

Corps Member

City Year, Inc.

Empowered over 20 grade school students through coaching, mentoring and tutoring. Facilitated extra-curricular programs in cluding after-school service projects, social-emotional learning clubs and academic enrichment groups. As the Math Coordinator, implemented whole school events, such as "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" to promote academic advancement among grade school students. 

Oct 2010Jul 2011

Account Manager

PlusOne Solutions

Managed three accounts worth over $100,000. Utilitzed organization and problem-solving skills to ensure customer satisfaction. Coordinated contractors' work orders according to customer needs with efficiency. 



Speak and Write fluently in English, French and Lingala

Organizational Skills
Management Skills
Interpersonal Skills


Aug 2006May 2010

Political Science

Stetson University
  • Minors in International Studies and Business Administration
  • 38th Floyd M. Riddick Model United States Senate Participant, Won Best Committee-Foreign Relations
  • Historian and Events Planner for a student organization
  • Involved in Intramural Sports