This year at the World of Money (WoM) Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony, Master Your Card’s Mercedes Garcia – Vice President of Community Relations and MYC Program Director will be honored with the Global Financial Inclusion Impact Award for her work teaching students the benefits electronic payments technology during the WoM Youth Financial Education Training Institute. This award honors and celebrates the significant contributions that individuals and organizations have made towards improving global youth financial education.
WoM is a non-profit organization and leading provider of 40 classroom hours of immersive youth financial education which engages and supports underserved youth in the New York area.
Since WoM’s inception, more than 4,000 youth, ages 7 – 18, have been provided with the needed financial foundation to break a generational cycle of poverty and to change the way they view money by equipping them with a strong financial education. Master Your Card has partnered with WoM since 2015 and has the pleasure of helping advance WoM’s principal objective to enhance the lives of underrepresented children and young adults.