Interfaith Education Cohort: Interfaith K-12 Educators Uplifting Students
January 27, 2023
Melanie Young co-leads the primary and secondary Interfaith Education Cohort with Matthew Segil. Melanie, a Philadelphia based educator, is the founder of Infinite Mind Tutors and Math Girl Movement. Before launching Infinite Mind Tutors, Melanie was a teacher and tutor working in Philadelphia’s public schools for over nine years. During this time, she coached two NBA Math Hoops National Championship participants and was awarded the Sixers Youth Foundation Game Changer Award in 2018 and the University of Pennsylvania Woman of Color Award in 2014.
Matthew Segil co-leads the primary and secondary Interfaith Education Cohort with Melanie Young. Matthew was a middle school math and science educator in Massachusetts for over four years. During his time as a teacher, he hosted interfaith dinners for his fellow educators centered around the Jewish practice of Shabbat to build an inclusive community focused on education, joy, and cultural exchange.