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Tania Ortiz-Ashby



Tania Ortiz-Ashby has worked at PASE since 2005 and is currently a Deputy Director of Programs. Tania manages training and technical assistance, including PASE's College Prep & Success initiative. She has worked in the youth services field for over twenty years, first as a designer and provider of innovative direct service programs for youth, then as director of training for Fresh Youth Initiatives. Tania holds a BS in Human Development and Family Studies from Cornell University, an Executive Level Certificate from the Columbia Business School Institute for Non-Profit Management, and was a member of American Express' 2009 Non-Profit Leadership Academy. She also holds a Master of Arts in Learning and Emerging Technologies and an Advanced Certificate in Teaching with Emerging Technologies from SUNY Empire State University.

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PASE Impact, FY 2023

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Afterschool Professionals Supported



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NYC Youth Impacted

PASE believes all kids deserve a safe, nurturing space during out-of-school time where they have opportunities to explore their passions while connecting with and learning from caring adults. We exist to improve the quality of afterschool programs for children and teens living in poverty.

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