“It is exciting to expand our Associate Board of Directors after a successful inaugural year,” said Brittany Knight, Executive Director of the Joyce Ivy Foundation. “Our Associate Board members provide a vital point of view as we seek to expand our impact and better serve young women across the Midwest. Both Emma and Jasmyn have been ardent supporters of Joyce Ivy since their Scholar years and we are delighted to welcome them to the Associate Board”.
Emma Taylor Philip is a Joyce Ivy alumna and attended Barnard College's program in the summer of 2016. She has been involved with Joyce Ivy as a fellow since her summer program, and most recently served as Senior Fellow for Data. She graduated cum laude from New York University in 2021 and currently works at the NYU Stern School of Business. She is originally from Gaylord, Michigan.
With the addition of Ms. Philip and Ms. Samaroo, the Joyce Ivy Foundation Associate Board of Directors totals eight members: Aditi Adhikari, JIF ‘14 of Atlanta, GA; Katharine Janes, JIF ‘12 of Washington, DC; Ashley Lane, JIF ‘16 of Otsego, MI; Abril Rangel-Pacheco, JIF ‘13 of Omaha, NE; Jasmyn Samaroo, JIF ‘08 of Grosse Pointe, MI; Emma Taylor Philip, JIF ‘16 of New York, NY; Abby Waugh, JIF ‘15 of New Haven, CT; and Michelle Zabat, JIF ‘13 of New York, NY.
About The Joyce Ivy Foundation
The Joyce Ivy Foundation seeks to provide exposure, encouragement, and financial assistance to young women who have the academic, intellectual, and leadership potential to attend the nation's most selective institutions of higher education. Funding for the Joyce Ivy Foundation is provided by individuals, other foundations, and corporations. Since its founding in 2006, the Foundation has named 972 students from Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, and South Dakota as Joyce Ivy Scholars, providing scholarships for them to attend summer educational programs at partner college summer programs, and providing or leveraging $5.2 million in scholarship funding. For more information, please visit www.joyceivyfoundation.org or contact the Joyce Ivy Foundation at email@example.com or (734) 661-0229.