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Kelly-Sessions Welcomed in 4-H and Youth Development
Nebraska Ag Connection - 09/12/2018

Tiffany Kelly-Sessions is a passionate youth development professional who seeks to empower young people - especially, those from disadvantaged backgrounds- in identifying and cultivating their strengths and gifts. She was welcomed recently to the University of Nebraska Extension in Douglas-Sarpy counties.

In 2011, she received her Bachelor of Science from the University of Nebraska at Omaha in Organizational Sociology. Since graduation, she has spent her professional career working in various capacities in the youth development field. During three years of her graduate career, she worked at the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Service Learning Academy as a Graduate Assistant working with educators and community partners to facilitate and coordinate over 15 impactful service learning projects for youth at various stages of learning. In 2015, she accepted a position as Project Manager for an unprecedented national program called Imagine Science. Imagine Science is the collaborative undertaking of four of Omaha's largest youth development organizations - Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands, Girls Inc. of Omaha, YMCA of Greater Omaha, and UNL Extension/4-H - to ensure that under-represented youth in grades 4-8 are provided with cutting-edge STEM experiences in efforts to bridge the gap in STEM learning.

Kelly-Sessions is currently working to complete her Master of Art in Sociology with an emphasis in Urban Education and has joined the 4-H team as a 4-H Assistant where she will be facilitating school enrichment programs in addition to the continued management of the city-wide Imagine Science initiative.

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