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Junior Achievement of New York Announces Appointment of Candice Tse to its Board of Directors

Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) announced that Candice Tse, Managing Director in the Client Solutions and Capital Markets Business at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, has joined the Board of Directors. JA New York is the leading non-profit organization in greater New York dedicated to creating pathways to economic empowerment for young people. With a mission to inspire and prepare young people to succeed in a global economy, JA New York is built on the premise that knowledge plus access equals empowerment.

Candice Tse serves as Global Head of the Strategic Advisory Solutions team. She focuses on global capital market research, macroeconomic strategy, portfolio construction, and client engagement. In addition, Candice developed the firm's EMPOWER the Investor framework, which guides Asian, Black, female, Hispanic/Latinx and LGBTQ+ investors toward greater financial success. She serves as head of the Asian Network within Asset Management.

Prior to assuming her current role, Candice served as US Head of Market Strategy and held positions in Fundamental Equity Product Management, Institutional Sales, and Portfolio Administration. Candice joined Goldman Sachs as an analyst in 1998 and was named managing director in 2019.

Candice is a founding board member of the Rutgers Business School's Center for Women in Business and is a board member of the Rutgers Business School Dean’s Board of Advisors. In 2021, she was named to the HERoes Role Model List, as a Top 100 Future Leader for her efforts in championing women in business and driving change for gender diversity in the workplace.

She earned a BS in Marketing, magna cum laude, from Rutgers University and an MBA in Finance and Management from Columbia Business School.

“I am incredibly honored to join the Board of Directors at Junior Achievement of New York. I vividly remember teaching my first class with Junior Achievement, over 20 years ago. Together, we’ve been partnering to empower our youth ever since. It is truly a privilege to join such an esteemed board and be able to contribute to a cause that I believe in so strongly,” said Candice. “I look forward to the amazing work that we’ll accomplish together.”

“JA New York is thrilled to welcome Candice Tse to our Board of Directors. Goldman Sachs is a great partner to JA New York and has a legacy of dedication and commitment to the communities we serve,” said Betty A. Garger, President and CEO of JA New York. Garger continued, “Candice is a long-tenured, dedicated volunteer for JA New York and enjoys bringing the rich JA content to the students at her alma mater, Transfiguration School.”


About JA New York

JA New York offers an evolving array of K-12 programs offered free of charge to students and schools, delivered in-school, afterschool, and in the workplace.  Experiential programs focus on three key content areas—financial literacy, career and work readiness, and entrepreneurship. JA New York creates partnerships between hundreds of businesses and more than 400 local schools – partnerships that give local professionals the opportunity to help shape the next generation of community leaders, consumers, and innovators.

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