Hilda Risi is a founding member of Global Tassels. Hilda has served as a fundraiser, a member of the GT Advisory Board, the Board of Directors, and most recently as Vice-Chair of the Board. She has traveled on behalf of GT to Kenya, Colombia and to the Philippines. Her professional career spans over 30 years with the New York City Department of Education, teaching Special Needs students all subjects on the secondary level, in addition she has also taught Social Studies in Brooklyn and in Staten Island at the high school level. As a college instructor, Hilda has taught American Sign Language at St. John’s University, as well as Math, Statistics, Psychology, Philosophy and Expository Writing at Metropolitan College of New York. She looks forward to building strong community relationships for Global Tassels.