Community / Individual

Naomi Oster - UIC Center for Literacy

A proud CPS alum, Naomi ensures her work in education, at community-based organizations, and with data science all intersect to serve Chicago's youth every day. Naomi was a middle school math teacher, after graduating with degrees in Mathematics & Gender Studies. Upon moving back home to Chicago, Naomi was honored to join the operations team at Project Exploration, serving youth on the south & west sides of Chicago, focusing her work on Austin. She now spends her time championing development efforts at UIC's Center for Literacy which works to reimagine family literacy for Headstart families in Chicago, serving parents to serve youth.