New York, NY – Literacy Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria Pao to its Board of Directors. As a graduate of Harvard and NYU Stern School of Business, Pao has spent her career at the forefront of innovation in the transformation of digital information industries at S&P and McGraw-Hill with a tenure as President of S&P Global Platts.
“We’re so excited to welcome Victoria to our Board of Directors. Her achievements in organizational innovation and passion for lifting up underrepresented communities makes her a perfect fit for the Literacy Partners community. We look forward to her fundraising and marketing acumen and the inspiring optimism she brings as we come together to reimagine possibilities for delivering our vital literacy programs to individuals and families across the country,” said Anthony Tassi, CEO of Literacy Partners.
“I am a believer that literacy is key to unlocking opportunities for new generations of immigrants to our country. I grew up learning English in public schools in Queens, NY and became a passionate reader of books, magazines, and newspapers. I devoted my career to enabling education, journalism and information as a means to connect people and communities. And now, I look forward to giving back by serving on the Board of Literacy Partners in support of their vision to break the cycles of poverty by providing parents the literacy and language tools they can use in creating a better future for their families,” said Victoria Pao, Board Member.
Founded in 1973, Literacy Partners has provided free adult education classes to more than 25,000 adults who have gone on to make better lives for themselves and their families. The transformative work of Literacy Partners is made possible through the dedication and commitment of the Literacy Partners Board of Directors, which comprises senior-level executives from prominent corporations.