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Breanna Wheeler

Breanna Wheeler

Volunteer

I am a total nerd when it comes personality types and fascinated by how they impact so much of how we interact with the world!

Samantha Simunyu

Samantha Simunyu

Volunteer

I go to the movies at least 4 times a month! I can also translate Latin poetry and even know how to juggle.

Robin Baker

Robin Baker

Volunteer

 One of my favorite quotes is by Shirley Chisholm. “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” 

Ellis Burgess

Ellis Burgess

Volunteer

Ellis volunteered at Newwave Foundation’s 2018 Golden Age of Hollywood Gala

Jens Arnold

Jens Arnold

Volunteer

I am from Berlin, Germany. I also have cats and birds living together in my house, peacefully!

Chiamaka Ugorji

Chiamaka Ugorji

Volunteer

I am a hula-hooping master and I love to laugh and will make you feel like a comedian!

Amy Roach

Amy Roach

Volunteer

I’m from Charleston, South Carolina and I’m currently working on writing a novel! 

Nicoll Figureoa-Twitty

Nicoll Figureoa-Twitty

Volunteer

 One of my favorite quotes is “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement” by Helen Keller.

Nicole Freebourne

Nicole Freebourne

Volunteer

Fun fact, I’m a weather junkie! I love learning about the weather and watching storms. 

DeeDee George

DeeDee George

Volunteer

 I’m addicted to HGTV – especially Fixer Upper. I believe every piece of property can be turned around to a dreamboat!

Chris Rivera

Chris Rivera

Volunteer

Through the Newwave Foundation, I’m able to give back. It’s important to look at your surroundings and see who could use your help, because not everyone is comfortable asking for it

Samara Pitti-Castillo

Samara Pitti-Castillo

Volunteer

 My favorite quote is “If we were meant to stay in one place, we would have roots instead of feet.” -Rachel Wolchin

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“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead

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Instagram post 17842653302300875 How to start your career in the middle of a pandemic: Listen to Harvard Business Review's podcast series 'Women at Work' to hear perspectives and advice  for women who are new to the workforce, or looking to build their careers! Find the link on our Facebook page ( just search for the Newwave Foundation!)

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How to start your career in the middle of a pandemic: Listen to Harvard Business Review's podcast series 'Women at Work' to hear perspectives and advice for women who are new to the workforce, or looking to build their careers! Find the link on our Facebook page ( just search for the Newwave Foundation!) #HBR #harvard #businessreview #career #youngwomen #careergoals #goals #study #workforce #adviceforgirls #advice #student ...

Instagram post 17843701529262633 ‘A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.’ – Peter Marshall
 This Independence Day we celebrate our #freedom to be passionate. We celebrate our freedom to have dreams, to be creative and to take action to do what is right. Wishing our NWF community a very safe and happy holiday with your loved ones! 

#july #freedom #liberty #hero #freedom #independence #sparkler #sparkle #fireworks

‘A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.’ – Peter Marshall This Independence Day we celebrate our #freedom to be passionate. We celebrate our freedom to have dreams, to be creative and to take action to do what is right. Wishing our NWF community a very safe and happy holiday with your loved ones! #july #freedom #liberty #hero #freedom #independence #sparkler #sparkle #fireworks ...

Instagram post 18149880250051116 ✨We're excited to introduce you to Melanie, one of our community members and Sr. HR Generalist at @NewWave_Tech! ✨ Outside her work at NewWave, Melanie spends her free time as an All-Star Cheerleading Coach. "My favorite part about being a coach are the moments that can never be caught on camera.  I have coached most of my athletes for years and have watched them grow from children to young adults ready to take on the world". Read Melanie's full spotlight on our website! 

#cheer #cheerleader #spotlight #mentor #mentee #mentoring #allstar #coach #athlete #makeadifference #dogood #communityspotlight #spootlight

✨We're excited to introduce you to Melanie, one of our community members and Sr. HR Generalist at @NewWave_Tech! ✨ Outside her work at NewWave, Melanie spends her free time as an All-Star Cheerleading Coach. "My favorite part about being a coach are the moments that can never be caught on camera. I have coached most of my athletes for years and have watched them grow from children to young adults ready to take on the world". Read Melanie's full spotlight on our website! #cheer #cheerleader #spotlight #mentor #mentee #mentoring #allstar #coach #athlete #makeadifference #dogood #communityspotlight #spootlight ...

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