Shira Kotz '18

Shira Kotz

United Way of Buffalo and Erie County

  • Authored an 11 page community brief on high school graduation rates in Erie County.
  • Created a marketing document publicizing high school graduation rates for social media using Infoactive and Excel.
  • Formulated an advocacy letter to New York State Assembly Member Crystal Peoples-Stokes in support of the Community Schools Act.
"My experience in UWBEC has taught me that oftentimes the most effective solutions in education are tailored to a particular school district or high school. The research I am doing isn’t halfway across the globe in a place I could only imagine, but is right in front of me, constantly surrounding me."