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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 finding out political science, and I simply joined the Wisconsin Microfinance staff as the brand new Media Intern! I really feel so fortunate to have the ability to work for such a beautiful group, and in assist of such a tremendous trigger. I’ve been enthusiastic about 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 street to enterprise success for underprivileged girls in deprived communities, I’ve the possibility to be part of one thing greater than myself. And I’m so excited for it!

Certainly, my new place at Wisconsin Microfinance is totally different from some other job I’ve had. In my hometown of Campbellsport, WI, the place the cows nearly 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 facet of my life has modified. And now I get to assist girls (and males) change their very own lives in much more dramatic methods than mine has. My enthusiasm for the job goes even past the superb trigger that this group stands for; I completely love to jot down, and this place permits me to jot down practically day by day in regards to the distinction that Wisconsin Microfinance is making throughout the globe.

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

Outdoors of labor, I like to color and draw. Should you noticed me in particular person, I’d most likely be sketching or writing away on my laptop computer. I’m tremendous enthusiastic about issues like music, artwork, motion pictures, and social justice points. Please, be at liberty to achieve out to me at if in case you 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 some other college or neighborhood 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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