Casey Allen moved from Winston-Salem, North Carolina to Tulsa, Oklahoma as a part of Teach for America. She taught 4th-grade math for two years before moving into her current position as the Kiva Tulsa Lead, where she supports local entrepreneurs by connecting them to 0% interest crowdfunded loans through the Kiva website. Casey was selected as a Golden Apple Award winner in 2016 for her work within Tulsa Public Schools. She is currently working towards her Master’s degree in Public Administration and is a yoga instructor at Sky Fitness & Wellbeing.
Prior to her move, Casey graduated from Elon University with a degree in English Literature and Creative Writing. While at Elon she served as President of Kappa Delta sorority and helped start Zenitry Full Movement Studio.
Access to funding for your business should be about more than who you know or what your credit score is. On Kiva, we’re breaking the rules of financing so that everyone can have access to the capital they need. Kiva is an online microlending platform that connects lenders and borrowers through crowdfunding. In this session, […]