George Lucas Educational Foundation Celebrating our 25th Anniversary!

Florina Rodov

Florina Rodov is an author, social entrepreneur, and former inner city teacher. She is co-executive director of Authentic Manhattan Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting low-income gifted students. Her writing appears in The Atlantic, Quartz, Entrepreneur, Narratively and other publications. She holds a B.A. in English from Columbia and an M.S. in Teaching from Fordham.

Areas of Interest: 
Gifted education,
PBL,
STEAM,
SEL,
entrepreneurship,
integrated studies,
experiential learning,
real-world learning,
authentic learning,
internships,
mentoring,
inner city,
new teachers,
NYC Teaching Fellows,
English education,
arts education,
writing,
media,
socioeconomically disadvanted students at private schools