We have a theory: Alexa said “yes” to joining Abacus because she knows an intriguing culture when she sees one. After all, she did major in anthropology.
“I traveled to China when I was eleven and my eyes were opened to the fact the world is very different outside my little bubble. I saw the same thing when I was in New York working with AmeriCorps Vista, mentoring Dominican and Puerto Rican high school students. A person’s thoughts and actions, obstacles and joys, are a reflection of their environments.”
“I knew I would be right at home in the Abacus culture. This is a place where people have the confidence – and a set of values – to embrace new ideas, think creatively and, yes, even risk failing.” (See, we told you.)