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Florina Rodov

Author & Entrepreneur

Florina Rodov is a Pushcart Prize nominated writer whose work appears in The Atlantic, CNN, Education Week, Electric Literature, Narratively and many other publications. A former inner city high school English teacher, Florina is the co-founder of Authentic Manhattan, a nonprofit that supports low-income students through after-school programs, scholarships, and mentorship. Florina holds a B.A. in English from Columbia and an M.S. in Education from Fordham.

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