FOUNDING FIRST GRADE TEACHER
Annie Elysee-Yakoubi joined the Brilla team as a founding first grade teacher in 2021. She graduated from The University at Buffalo in 2016 where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. In 2017 she went on to graduate school to study Public Policy at The George Washington University in Washington, DC and earned her M.P.P (Masters in Public Policy) in 2019. Ms. Yakoubi developed a passion for working with kids and helping others through working as a Teaching Assistant during undergrad. She worked as a first grade teacher in the Bronx, which led her to joining Brilla. Ms. Yakoubi enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, playing with her Siberian Husky, and watching WWE!
The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. -Nelson Mandela