Olubunmi Fashusi teaches ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) to K-8 students at a public school in Baltimore City. She joined Teach For America after graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011 with a B.S in psychology and communication studies. In addition to her undergraduate studies, Olubunmi devoted time to a spoken-word club, a public-service organization, and the Kappa Omicron chapter of Delta Sigma Theta sorority. During her junior year, she began volunteering at an after-school program for middle-school students, where she discovered her passion for working with children. Olubunmi is currently pursuing an M.S degree in education, with a concentration in urban education, at Johns Hopkins University. She is a proud New Yorker (Brooklyn, to be exact) and a proud Nigerian American. In her free time, she enjoys reading (books and blogs), shopping at thrift stores, and doing arts and crafts.
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