The teacher who put her on a path to business

Produced & edited by Brian Diggs; cinematography by Brian Diggs & Lauren Knori, assisted by Karen Wang

Our Voices on Teaching series features diverse perspectives about the importance of the teaching profession and personal stories about teachers who helped give rise to the future.

“I definitely wouldn’t be a business owner today if it weren’t for how she impacted me.”

Time and passion – that’s what Erika Ramos credits her teacher for giving her during her senior year of high school. Her teacher exposed her to accounting and business and took an interest in Erika’s future. Her teacher’s commitment led Erika to pursue a successful career as a business owner.