Gabriela

BankWork$ Graduate, Teller at Wells Fargo

“I had no idea what working as a teller would entail, but my instructors taught me so much about the role, and the more I learned, the more I realized it’s what I wanted to do.”

When Gabriela Martinez first learned about BankWork$ at A New Leaf from her cousin, a BankWork$ graduate, she worked as a waitress in Phoenix, Arizona. “As a waitress, I was trying to help my mom with bills, but it wasn’t enough, so I knew I needed a career change,” said Gabriela. She wanted a more stable career to support her family and more fulfillment for herself.    

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Divya

BankWork$ Graduate, Senior Fraud Analyst at Bank of America

BankWork$ made it not only accessible, but enjoyable to learn!”

After immigrating to the United States from India, Divya Singh Kushwah got a job in the US working in human resources, but her goal was always greater stability and a consistent schedule. In January 2021, after hearing about BankWork$ at A New Leaf in Phoenix, Arizona from friends, Divya decided to make a career change and start a new path for her family.  

Learn more about Divya: https://bit.ly/3BonaYt

Nesha

CareerWork$ Medical Graduate, Executive Assistant at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

The application took less than five minutes to complete, and now I’m in a career where I can support my family —all it took was a leap of faith.”

After getting laid off at the start of the COVID pandemic, Nesha Price wanted a career that could financially support her and her daughter. She got a job at a grocery store, but realized working twelve hours a week wasn’t enough to take care of her family. Initially apprehensive about signing up for CareerWork$ Medical because she’d never done a career readiness program, she took a “leap of faith” and says it turned her “whole life upside down”in the best possible way.   

Learn more about Nesha: https://bit.ly/3c4FD3R