Community Partnership Coordinator, LA Promise Charter High School #1
Zire Co-Untian is an AmeriCorps VISTA working with the LA Promise Fund as the Community Partnership Coordinator at LA Promise Charter High School. She ensures students at the high school are exposed to different college and career paths by coordinating fieldtrips and bringing in speakers to campus.
Co-Untian graduated from UC Berkeley with a major in Chemistry and a minor in Global Poverty and Practice. She enjoys discovering new foods, listening to music, and reading, among many other things. Her all-time favorite books include: Angela’s Ashes, The Book Thief, The Norton Reader: An Anthology of Nonfiction, and Peter Pan.
“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”–William Butler Yeats