Maile Broccoli-Hickey

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Maile Broccoli-Hickey

2007 Fellow
Founder of English at Work

Maile Broccoli-Hickey 2007 Fellow

Bold Idea 

Establish English language classes for low-income immigrants at their workplaces, eliminating the lengthy waiting list period common to traditional ESL programs and forging partnerships between employers and their employees.

Experience 

Maile Broccoli-Hickey has been involved in immigrant services in Houston and Austin for over 13 years. During that time, she has worked as an English instructor, translator/interpreter, program manager, and advocate. Maile is a graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs where her research focused on adult language acquisition and immigrant rights. She draws equally on the education she received as a secretary, food service, and factory employee in her work supporting Texas' immigrant community. Maile founded English at Work while waiting tables at Guero's Taco Bar in 2005.

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  • 2007
  • Fellow
  • Poverty Alleviation & Economic Development
  • Education
  • North America
  • United States

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