Carol Manzanares

Welcome New Board Member – Carol Manzanares

April 12, 2021

Last week, we introduced new board member Matthew Hess and this week we are thrilled to introduce Carol Manzanares! Carol brings a wealth of employment and human resources experience, which will help ReadWest strengthen its mission to empower adults through literacy.   Can you tell us a little bit about where you work and what…

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ReadWest Board Member Matthew Hess

Welcome New Board Member – Matthew Hess

April 5, 2021

We are excited to introduce one of our newest board members – Matthew Hess. Matthew currently serves as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for BennuBio. Prior to becoming COO for BennuBio, he serviced as Director of Global Service and Support for IsoPlexis. Matthew also has experience with the nonprofit world, having served as managing director…

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ReadWest is Hiring an Assessment Coordinator

March 10, 2021
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Dolly Parton

Celebrating Women in Literacy

March 8, 2021

Happy International Women’s Day! Established in 1911, International Women’s Day celebrates the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the globe. It also serves as a call to action for equality and gender parity. Given the dramatic gender disparity in literacy rates, we feel strongly that ReadWest’s commitment to adult literacy complements and…

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Why Read West?

October 28, 2020

By Yvonne Post Wise ReadWest was barely six years old when we met in 1995.  I had just returned from working 15 years in Frankfurt, Germany where I read an article in the Stars and Stripes newspaper by Barbara Bush about the desperate need for adult literacy volunteers in the U.S.  It had never occurred to…

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