University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth B.A.,


"If it weren't for the mentors and guidance from School on Wheels, I would have dropped out my first day of college," said Tayyaba. Once homeless, this orientation leader worked 30 hours a week throughout her college career and boasts a 3.9 GPA.  Her sights now are to find an accounting job with tuition reimbursement as she works through a master's degree in taxation. 

Tayyaba plans to give back to future students of SOWMA any way she can. 
"You have been a help to me and my whole family," she said.

SOWMA's Bridge Mentoring Programis designed to help teens experiencing homelessness stay engaged in high school and supported through college or vocational training.

National Grid Foundation is proud to name Dr. Melony Samuels as National Grid Foundation's Woman of the Month in recognition of  Women's History Month. A woman of vision who puts the needs of others before her own. She is most certainly a role model for all young women to follow.

Read how the support from National Grid Foundation, and On Point for College, created this excellent connection in Destiny Q1 2022

Naseer Thomas

Is an ambassador for ​National Grid’s
​Grid for Good program.