In this amazing seventy-fourth episode of the Gap-Minders, we were so fortunate to be able to chat with the illuminating Tamara Craver, who is the CEO of Reality Changers!Listen to “Episode 74 | Tamara Craver, CEO, Reality Changers” on Spreaker.
In this excellent episode, Nancy and Jose are joined in the studio by Tamara Craver, the CEO of Reality Changers.
Reality Changers is an organization dedicated to helping first-generation students become first-generation college graduates. Listen as Tamara explains that they primarily work with students starting in the 8th grade who often have lower GPAs. Their goal is to provide support, mentorship, and resources to help these students improve their academic performance and prepare for college.
Hear Tamara share the great success that Reality Changers has had, with their over 3500 graduates from the program. Tamara also discusses the challenges faced by these first-generation students, including language barriers and the need for additional academic support. She emphasizes the impact of positive role models and support systems on these students’ achievements and explains that they Reality Changers provides a supportive environment with activities, tutoring, homework assistance, and even meals.
Listen to Tamara discuss the vision for Reality Changers and expressing her desire to expand and reach more students while making the organization unnecessary by ensuring equal access to education for all. Tamara shares her experience of participating in the event despite her fear of heights and encourages others to step out of their comfort zones for a good cause.
An excellent episode on filling gaps in the community with Tamara. Here are some other takeaways from the interview:
- The mission and goals of Reality Changers as well as their hopes for the future
- The programs and services offered by Reality Changers
- Trends in interest among students who are participating in Reality Changers
- Awareness and fundraising efforts of Reality Changers
- The answers to the rapid-fire questions
An excellent interview from a passionate gap minder. Thank you, Tamara, for your contributions in San Diego, and for joining us on The Gap Minders.
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