SAN DIEGO, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – TurboTax, from Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU), is empowering the next generation of Latino students to take control of their finances with the launch of # LeadingConEducación. In partnership with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation, Intuit TurboTax will award grants and scholarships to high school and college students who are currently impacting their Latin American communities and who are seeking financial support to pursue higher education or complete their education. collegial.
“We are committed to serving underrepresented communities, including the Latin American market, by addressing inequalities in the classroom, which can help expand employment and financial opportunities across the board. to come up. Said David Zasada, vice president of corporate responsibility at Intuit. “By providing financial assistance through scholarships to those who do not have access to it, it will improve preparation for a quality career and alleviate some of the stress for Latin American families trying to provide the right education to their families. children. ”
The multi-year # LeadingConEducación program also prepares young Latinos financially through educational content, including a finance and tax webinar, articles, and a tax simulation exercise. The webinar will be hosted by the Hispanic Heritage Foundation and will cover topics such as budgeting, financial and tax planning, delivered by bilingual experts from Intuit: CPA and TurboTax Live expert, Miguel Burgos and CFP, Elaine King.
“Supporting Latino youth through education is essential to enable the personal and professional advancement of our communities,” said Antonio Tijerino, CEO of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation. “Initiatives like Intuit TurboTax’s # LeadingConEducación program will have a huge impact in ensuring that our young people are well positioned to succeed today and in the future.
Intuit’s Career Preparation program is all about helping students develop the skills they need to prepare for jobs in an innovation economy. Intuit does this through its entrepreneurship and personal finance programs that use products like TurboTax, Mint, and QuickBooks. With this new corporate responsibility education program, students will be equipped to succeed and overcome the fear of Tax Day forever. They will find out what it means to file their own taxes and learn more about income taxes, deductions and more!
To learn more about this Intuit TurboTax personal finance program and how to apply for an education grant, you can visit the # LeadingConEducación page. The 2021 scholarship application process is currently open and will continue until April 30, 2021.
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