Meet Our Tutors

Amanda Fink

Amanda holds degrees with honors in both English and theater and performance studies from the University of Chicago. Since graduating, she has been tutoring all subjects, grades 7 through 12, with…

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Amanda Guillaume

Amanda grew up in Michigan and dreamed of being a Middle School Math Teacher.  She has a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University and a master’s in Education from National Louis…

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Amanda Walker

Amanda was born and raised in Michigan and graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience. She relocated to Chicago in 2014 to pursue…

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Andrew Cutler

Andrew graduated with honors from the University of Chicago in 2012 with a BA in both English Language & Literature and Theatre & Performance Studies. For the past several years,…

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Ben Cook

Ben earned his BA cum laude in sociology with a minor in French from Northeastern Illinois University in 2013 and completed an MS in infectious disease and immunology research at…

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Brigitte Baker

Brigitte graduated from Augustana College in 2007 and went on to join Teach For America in Denver, CO. After two years teaching middle school English, she moved back to Chicago…

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Cara Ladd

Cara graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is a proud Badger alumna.  After graduation, she moved to Chicago to start her teaching career with Teach for America.  She spent…

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Dia Bennett

Dia holds a BA in African Studies from Howard University, a MA in African American Studies from Georgia State University, and a MA in Teaching Middle School English/Language Arts from…

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Erin Bosack Garcia, Program Manager

As the program manager at Educational Endeavors, Erin writes curriculum for all EE workshops, trains tutors and instructors, and cultivates strong relationships with EE’s partner organizations, schools, and families. Prior…

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Erin Nakayama

Erin earned her B.S. in economics from Duke University. During that time she also lived abroad in Paris, studying for a semester at the Sorbonne. After graduation, Erin worked as…

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Federico Diago

Federico is a current senior at Purdue University working towards his undergraduate degree in Industrial Engineering and a minor in Management. Along with his interest and education in STEM, Federico is also a…

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Gertjan Vriend

Gertjan is from The Netherlands and grew up in a tiny village close to Leiden, the birthplace of Rembrandt van Rijn. From a young age his big passions were soccer…

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