Gao Thao

Program Coordinator

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A Minnesota native, Gao Thao graduated from the University of St. Thomas with her BA in Social Work and Justice and Peace Studies and a minor in Family Studies as well as a Master’s in Experiential Education at the Minnesota State University, Mankato. As a student of color, first generation graduate, Gao is passionate about increasing college access for underrepresented students. Previously, she managed over 30 scholarship programs for corporate businesses and community organizations across the United States. She is excited to be at Genesys Works where she will continue work with youth to develop their skills and reach their potential.