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Partnership Announcement

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Share the Magic Foundation and Worldreader collaborate on the READMarathon to keep children reading. 10 September 2021 – San Francisco, CA and Atlanta, GA. San Francisco-based, global education nonprofit Worldreader and Atlanta-based literacy nonprofit Share the Magic Foundation are pleased to announce a partnership that will bring reading to thousands of children.  Worldreader believes that … Continue Reading →

Sabrina Abreu González

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Sabrina Abreu González

With a focus on the U.S. and Latin America, Sabrina is responsible for acquiring and commissioning high-quality, impact-driving content for the BookSmart digital library. Prior to joining Worldreader, she worked in educational sales at Lectorum Publications Inc., a subsidiary of Scholastic, and later served as an associate librarian at the Instituto Cervantes, New York. A … Continue Reading →

Veronica Gutierrez

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Veronica Gutierrez

As the Senior Director of Global Human Resources, Veronica focuses on developing and leading HR strategies globally across Worldreader. Some of these strategies include workforce planning, talent management, employee relations, and regulatory compliance. She brings over 18 years of HR experience to Worldreader from growing start-up companies to mid-size. Enhancing the employee experience is her … Continue Reading →

Kevin Lewis

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As the IT & Data Security Manager, Kevin focuses on developing and leading IT strategies globally across Worldreader. These strategies include Systems & Database Administration, license management, onboarding and offboarding, and data security compliance. He brings over seven years of IT experience to Worldreader supporting a variety of many sizes of companies. He thrives to … Continue Reading →

5 Essential Books on Race and Inclusion for Kids

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Following recent protests, children are asking more and more questions about race in America. Worldreader’s free library provides children’s books, authored by Africans and African Americans, to help guide these important discussions.

Lisa McManus

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Lisa McManus

Lisa, a U.S. Partnership and Program Manager, has served students for over twenty years. Before joining Worldreader, Lisa was the Education Program Manager at Reading In Motion and worked for over 13 years as an elementary teacher in Michigan, Georgia, and Illinois. In addition to her academic endeavors, Lisa is an executive function coach where … Continue Reading →

Angela Riggs

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As the Staff Recruiter/Administrator Specialist, Angela strives to find top-tier talent to join the Worldreader team and provide stellar service and support to the organization’s leaders and executives. Angela is a multifaceted professional with a diverse background. She brings over ten years of experience recruiting talent for award-winning artists, productions, and events. She has provided … Continue Reading →

Matthew Troy

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Matthew’s focus is on building the relationships that help Worldreader grow its funding and get more children reading. Matthew brings over a decade of nonprofit leadership experience to Worldreader and is passionate about helping young people to reach their potential. Prior to joining, Matthew served as Executive Director for two nonprofit organizations and specialized in … Continue Reading →

Kristen Walter

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Kristen Walter

Kristen, the U.S. Programs Director, has worked in education for the last twenty years. Her previous positions include Director of Education for Reading In Motion, Teaching and Learning Manager for Crayola, and classroom educator. Kristen’s education-focused career has centered around creating partnerships that benefit all children. She was recognized as a Yale Distinguished Music Educator, … Continue Reading →

Kathrina Wardrip

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Kathrina Wardrip

Kathrina is responsible for Worldreader’s Major Gifts fundraising efforts by building meaningful relationships with foundations, corporations, and individual major and prospective donors. With a background in education and environmental fundraising, she has ten years of experience in managing campaigns, events, reports, proposals, board engagement, and developing donor pipelines while balancing fundraising goals and donor needs. … Continue Reading →