We are so proud to share that Rotary Club of Tucson Sunrise honored Make Way for Books CEO Jenny Volpe with its 2016-2017 Service to Humanity Award!
Jenny believes in the power of literacy to change lives. Believing in education as a means to achieve social change, Jenny started her educational career as a Teach For America teacher and taught for five years before entering the educational publishing, curriculum development, and nonprofit sectors. For seven years at Make Way for Books, she has dedicated her time working to ensure that children in our community are prepared to read and succeed and are given access to the opportunities they need to realize their full potential.
Jenny received the Service to Humanity Award “in recognition of her ongoing commitment to improve children’s literacy in Southern Arizona.” Rotary Club of Tucson Sunrise noted, “[Jenny] is passionate about helping children gain access to quality educational opportunities. She believes in the power of literacy to change lives. She has touched so many live’s in making a difference in our community.”
We are honored to have such an enthusiastic, innovative, and empowering leader at Make Way for Books!!