Misha Kaufman

Misha Kaufman graduated from Columbia University with a B.A in History and Anthropology while running Centsable, a 501-c3 organization dedicated to providing financial literacy to New York Public School Students. Drive, imagination, and service, are just a few characteristics that Misha is instilled with. In addition to his academic studies and Centsable, Misha has worked with Year Up as a New York City Civic Corps Member as well as Urban Tech and the Harlem Educational Activities Fund. He worked for Teach for America Corps Member in Oklahoma where he has led his students to 3.4 years of reading growth in their first year (4th highest in the entire Kipp Network). Misha is dedicated to making sure students of all backgrounds have access to a great education. As a result, he has worked tirelessly for his students.As an active member of his community and college, Misha has made it his mission to further the development of education for all children. He has just started on that journey and still has a lot to learn and a lot more to accomplish.