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Pathways to Economic Success: How Coaching Helps Parents Find Careers, Not Just Jobs

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Jessica Espiritusanto


Jessica Espiritusanto is the Practice Manager at Geiger Gibson, the first Community Health Center in the nation dedicated to underserved communities. She has worked in health care for 10 years in various roles and has a deep passion for health equity. Jessica earned an A.S. in Natural Science from Quincy College and a B.A. in Sociology and Public Policy from UMass Boston. She is a proud mother of two amazing children, Samyah, 15, and Acen, 11. Jessica is also an alumna of the One Family Scholars program.


Ivette Arias

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Ivette Arias has served on One Family's Board since April 2021, and works as the VP of Human Capital at Pine Street Inn. Ivette has worked in healthcare human resources for decades, including at Codman Square Health Center, Lynn Community Health Center, Manet Community Health Center, and Commonwealth Care Alliance. Ivette earned a bachelor's degree in public policy and community studies from UMass Boston, and a master's degree in human resource management from Emmanuel College. Ivette is also an alumna of the One Family Scholars program.

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Ariam Ortiz


Ariam Ortiz is a hispanic single mom of two beautiful children. She is an Assistant Manager of Bank of America where she has been for 3 years, and loves her work. Ariam bought her first home in December 2017 and graduated with her bachelor's degree in business administration in May of 2018 as a One Family Scholar. Ariam says, "I owe my success first to God, my children that have been my motivation, and One Family Scholars played an important part of that path about me searching for myself."


Femi Stoltz

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Femi Stoltz is the Coaching Manager at One Family. In this role, she oversees coaching and relationship management for all of One Family's direct-service programs, and coaches a small caseload of program participants. Prior to joining One Family, Femi worked in higher education as an academic advisor, career counselor, and employer partnership manager. Femi holds a bachelor's degree in political science and a master's degree in public administration from Bridgewater State University, and is currently pursuing a graduate certificate in diversity and inclusion leadership at Tufts University.  

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