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New Member Introduction: Linnea Teske

New Member Introduction: Linnea Teske

January 7, 2022

Hello! On this weblog, you’ll be listening to much more from me, Linnea Teske. I’m a freshman learning political science, and I simply joined the Wisconsin Microfinance workforce as the brand new Media Intern! I really feel so fortunate to have the ability to work for such an exquisite group, and in assist of such an incredible trigger. I’ve been obsessed with making a distinction since I used to be in highschool; my dream job has at all times been to make an affect on some a part of the world – and on this place, it’s clear how I’m doing that. At Wisconsin Microfinance, which paves the highway to enterprise success for underprivileged ladies in deprived communities, I’ve the prospect to be part of one thing greater than myself. And I’m so excited for it!

Surely, my new place at Wisconsin Microfinance is completely different from every other job I’ve had. In my hometown of Campbellsport, WI, the place the cows virtually outnumber the folks, I labored as a barista in an area espresso store. Now, going to school within the state’s capital and having a job that’s primarily on my pc, it looks like each side of my life has modified. And now I get to assist ladies (and males) change their very own lives in much more dramatic methods than mine has. My enthusiasm for the job goes even past the wonderful trigger that this group stands for; I completely love to jot down, and this place permits me to jot down almost every single day concerning the distinction that Wisconsin Microfinance is making throughout the globe.

In my first semester at UW Madison, I took a number of lessons which have re-shaped my views on worldwide poverty and humanitarian assist. My favourite class was a race-based sociology course, which taught me extra concerning the poverty cycle, and concerning the tough third-world circumstances that persons are residing in everywhere in the globe. Not solely did the category make me really feel infinitely extra lucky for the issues I’ve, however it additionally made me wish to make a distinction firsthand. And after studying extra concerning the Wisconsin Microfinance mission and the wonderful individuals who work right here, I really feel like I’m lastly doing that.

Outdoors of labor, I like to color and draw. In the event you noticed me in individual, I’d in all probability be sketching or writing away on my laptop computer. I’m tremendous obsessed with issues like music, artwork, motion pictures, and social justice points. Please, be at liberty to achieve out to me at you probably have any questions on me or the group. I’m already scheduling time to speak with an area Madison highschool Microfinance Membership, and I’d like to schedule time with every other faculty or group group to share my pleasure! I’d love to listen to from you! 


Linnea Teske (an excited new member of Wisconsin Microfinance!)




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