Meet Our Staff

Our Wonderful Afrithmetic Team

 

Michole Washington

Founder/Executive Director

Michole was raised in Riverdale/College Park, GA and attended the Math/Science Magnet Program at Westlake High School. She is the 9th African-American to earn a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Michole has had the opportunity to conduct research at the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute in Berkeley, California and participated in the Budapest Semester in Mathematics Program in Hungary, Europe. She created Afrithmetic because everything she believes in and works for is centered around improving the mathematics education curriculum, especially for minorities. She will to continue her education at the University of Michigan, pursuing her Masters in Applied Mathematics and Ph.D. in Mathematics Education beginning Fall 2017.

Aysia Guy

Director of Tutoring Services

Raised in Atlanta, GA, Aysia graduated from Valdosta State University (VSU) with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics degree and a Minor in Entrepreneurship. While attending VSU, Aysia worked as a Mathematics Tutor for four years and as a Supplemental Instructor for two years. As the Director of Tutoring Services, Aysia oversees that all team members, including Tutors, are sufficiently trained through the Afrithmetic Tutoring Training. She also utilizes customer feedback in order to improve our services by conducting math pedagogy research continuously. Her love for math started at Westlake High School when in the Math/Science Magnet Program. She has a passion for teaching students and strives to encourage students to build a strong math background. Aysia is pursuing her Masters of Arts in Mathematics and Doctoral of Philosophy in Mathematics at Georgia State University.

Oanh Nguyen

General Manager

Oanh learned the importance of mentorship and community involvement early on as a student in the Math/Science Magnet Program at Westlake High School in Atlanta, GA. She holds a BBA in Managerial Sciences with a concentration in Human Resources from Georgia State University. In addition to the institutional knowledge she has gained from school, she uses her experience as a former manager and several positions in HR to implement policies and procedures needed to staff the tutors of Afrithmetic. It is her goal to ensure that all tutors who represent Afrithmetic not only have the knowledge to coach our students on their academic needs, but also for their personal development and growth. Oanh also works as the Senior Human Resources Assistant for the Amazon Fulfillment Center in Rialto, California.