• Job Training: Tour of Google HQ

    A Guest Post by Amaya Contreras Driggs, Social Media & Marketing CoordinatorEarlier this month, high schoolers participating in session two of Fiver’s Summer in the City job training program had the amazing opportunity to visit the Google’s New York headquarters. Our incredible host, Leah, led the tour and taught us all about Google. Leah has been working at Google for seven years in the sales department.

  • Job Training: A Day at the NBA

    A Guest Post by Amaya Contreras Driggs, Social Media & Marketing CoordinatorHigh school students participating in Fiver’s Summer in the City job training program had the opportunity to visit the NBA Headquarters on 5th Avenue. They met Lindsey from the NBA Corporate Social Responsibility Department, who would guide them on their tour that afternoon. The walls were adorned with photographs and memorabilia of former and current basketball players, such as Michael Jordan and Stephen Curry...

  • Fiver Volunteer Spotlight: Arielle

    Arielle is one of Fiver’s most dedicated volunteers! From putting technology systems in place at the Fiver office to sharing her photography skills by leading youth workshops, Arielle’s work has been incredibly helpful to the whole Fiver community.Arielle Geismar’s motivation to give back to the community stems from a deep interest in current events. As a member of her school’s Model United Nations, she developed an interest in global events; while this remains a passion ...

  • Fiver Volunteer Spotlight: Anthony

    Anthony Leo, an Investment Associate at the investment management firm Neuberger Berman, wanted to give back to the community in a way that would use his background in finance and economics; therefore, when Fiver board member and Neuberger Senior Vice President Paolo Frattaroli presented the idea for the firm’s Investment Camp program for Fiver’s high school students in the spring of 2016, Anthony was quick to respond. Through Investment Camp, Neuberger employees can volunteer their time to teac...

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