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“Having an Education Advocate made the whole process 1,000 times easier.”

SEA student Margarita is studying to be a nurse and receives support through SEA’s Mody Scholarship Fund, started by Simmone & Ashok Misra My name is Margarita and I am 24 years old. This is my second year attending Renton … Continue reading

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The Mody Fund – Simmone & Ashok Misra

In 2015, Simmone and Ashok Misra were looking for a chance to offer financial support to women who were facing barriers to pursing their education. On the recommendation of a friend, they contacted Seattle Education Access to see if they … Continue reading

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Part-Time Student, Full-Time Homeless

The backpack Michael carries to campus is full of books and notebooks, things college students usually carry. It also often contains toothpaste and toothbrush, deodorant, soap, extra clothes — things most students would leave at home. But this 19-year-old doesn’t … Continue reading

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“I would have never been able to come this far.”

“It was summer of 2016 and I had been unemployed for a few months with the hope of getting into college. It had been a dream of mine ever since I graduated from high school several years ago. However, I … Continue reading

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“Asmaa has strengthened my determination”

“Growing up in a Mandinka society, my parents were always motivating me just to make sure I pursue a better education, not just getting a master’s degree but also a PhD. My parents never got the opportunity to sit in … Continue reading

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“She is the most wonderful and powerful person I could have in my journey.”

“When I was little, my grandmother told me that ‘after the storm, comes peace,’ and I agree with her because no matter the difficulties I have encountered in my life, I have achieved many of my dreams. Everything was new … Continue reading

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“I am utmost grateful for the love and genuine kindness”

“Seattle Access Education has been a blessing to me in ways I cannot describe. It is amazing how we meet people on our life’s journey who know nothing about us or where we come from or care about how we … Continue reading

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