Anastasia Owen is serving as a Massachusetts Promise Fellow and Program Associate at Somerville High School, where she will be providing one-on-one and group academic enrichment support to students, facilitating leadership workshops and driving mentor/mentee relationships.
Prior to joining Enroot, Anastasia (Stazi) was an instructor of English as a Second Language through the AmeriCorps New American Integration Program, where she focused on teaching, student advocacy and developing curricula for various program offerings. Originally from Atlanta, Stazi received her degree in Anthropology and Russian Studies from Davidson College, through which she had the chance to work and study in the Russian city of Moscow. She also spent much of her time on the court at Davidson, where she was a captain of the Women’s Volleyball team.
Some of the things Stazi loves include (bur are definitely not limited to): coffee (of all kinds), playing sports and studying films and photography. She also loves learning different languages and enjoys a good stand-up comedy show.