Victoria Mathew

Victoria served as a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer from 2003-2005 in Namabengo, Tanzania. She taught biology to secondary school students and organized HIV/AIDS education and girls’ empowerment activities in her community. She also applied for and received a grant to build a flour mill at the school to generate income and give the community a closer place to mill their grain. She studied Psychology and Biology at Randolph Macon Woman’s College. Victoria worked as a Project Coordinator with online language education programs at the National Foreign Language Center in Washington, DC for several years. Victoria’s global resume also includes working and studying in England, Spain, and India. Victoria also created and implemented public health campaigns for Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs in Baltimore City and Washington, DC. She has been teaching science at both the middle and high school levels in her hometown of Baltimore City since 2008. Victoria received her Masters of Art in Teaching from Johns Hopkins University in 2010. She has enjoyed creating opportunities for her students to engage with nature. Victoria teaches at Baltimore Polytechnic Institute and is the advisor for their various green clubs including a girls’ empowerment walking club.