Afiya Augustine

Director, Admissions, New York

Afiya Augustine-Cox comes to Per Scholas with over five years editorial and entertainment journalism experience writing for website including Wetpaint Entertainment and InStyle. By honing her skill and love of communicating with others, Afiya has joined the Admissions team to help incoming Per Scholas candidates transition to students in a seamless manner. When she’s not crafting or writing fiction for leisure, she continues to freelance for various online publications, collaborates with Black Girl Nerds, an online community, and works on her online handmade accessories boutique, Pretty Poet Ink.


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Per Scholas Named 2021 Nicholas Kristof Holiday Impact Prize Honoree

Per Scholas is proud to be among this year’s honorees for Nicholas Kristof’s Holiday Impact Prize. Additionally, donations will be matched dollar for dollar, up to $2.0M, thanks to generous individuals from Jane Street.

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