Increasing Social Capital Among Marginalized Youth
Oct 04, 2018
Tess Goldhagen -
Increasing Social Capital Among Marginalized Youth

Middlelayers, a technology start up dedicated to increasing social capital among marginalized youth for the purpose of promoting equality of opportunity, health, and social mobility.  Thier mission is to bridge the gap between disadvantaged families and the resources they need to thrive. Middlelayers innovation simplifies access to education, healthcare, and other supports that empower children to overcome adversity, build resilience, and become upwardly mobile.

Tess Goldhagen is the research and business development associate for Middlelayers. Tess is involved in designing, developing, and determining the scope of the technological platform. She is the primary point of contact responsible for coordinating with stakeholders and consultants and building partnerships with communities, organizations, and city leaders. Tess graduated from McGill University, where she studied international development and sociology. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and relaxing on the beach.