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EPISODE 11: ALLISON BISCHOFF

Updated: Aug 24, 2018

Allison Bischoff discusses teaching children STEM skills, running from peacocks, her pet dogs, and more.


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BIOGRAPHY


Allison Bischoff has worn many hats throughout her career. She was a researcher in a neuroscience lab and managed multi-million dollar projects. She was also a senior curriculum writer at an education technology company. And she was the program director for a creative writing program at a domestic violence shelter. Allison hopes to encourage all kids to confidently pursue careers through engaging, fun programs.


Allison graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a degree in psychology and from Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville with an M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

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SHOW NOTES

  • What kind of organization is Rozzy Learning Company? [1:26]

  • At the time of this recording, all your employees are women. How has that affected your business? [5:19]

  • Tell us about the addition of a financial literacy curriculum to your program? [6:40]

  • What are the skills in financial literacy that are critical for children to learn before they graduate from high school? [10:38]

  • Where did you grow up? What can you tell us about your educational experience growing up? [12:39]

  • What was your family dynamic? [15:29]

  • Did you have a mentor outside of your parents? [17:48]

  • Where you a hard child to raise? [18:50]

  • What sports were you most interested in? How did they affect you? [19:50]

  • Any time as a child that you remember learning something important about the world of business? [20:58]

  • How did your visual learning style affect your design of Rozzy? [22:52]

  • At any time as a child, did it hit you that you would become an entrepreneur? [23:49]

  • How can parents outside of a school system use your materials? [25:07]

  • Any words of advice for parents who would like to raise financially savvy children? [27:05]

  • What is your favorite charitable cause? [29:22]


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