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