SEATTLE, Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Milliman, Inc., a premier global consulting and actuarial firm, today announced that Milliman has enhanced its commitment to The Actuarial Foundation's Math Motivators tutoring program with a three-year, $750,000 gift. The donation was made possible by the Milliman Giving Fund and was raised entirely through donations from employees and alumni.
"Milliman employees have been central to the Math Motivators effort as volunteer tutors," said Milliman Chief Executive Officer Steve White. "With this donation we are now proudly the lead financial sponsor, enabling the program to expand to new locations. What makes this even more impressive is that the gift is a result of the generosity of our employees and alumni."
The Math Motivator program aims to help close the achievement gap with a volunteer-driven math tutoring program that pairs high school students in selected urban schools with actuaries and college-level math and actuarial students. The program currently runs in Chicago, Hartford, New York, Lincoln/Omaha, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Portland, Maine, and Seattle, with more cities coming online soon.
"We are so grateful to Milliman for supporting The Actuarial Foundation through its Giving Fund, and for its commitment to changing lives with math education," said Jason Leppin, executive director. "Today more than ever, teachers and students need the individualized tutoring, community building, and mentorship this generous grant will provide. This incredible support means more students and teachers will have access to hands-on, personalized tutoring at no cost."
Milliman is among the world's largest providers of actuarial and related products and services. The firm has consulting practices in healthcare, property & casualty insurance, life insurance and financial services, and employee benefits. Founded in 1947, Milliman is an independent firm with offices in major cities around the globe. For further information, visit milliman.com.
About The Actuarial Foundation
The Actuarial Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, is the philanthropic institution of the industry in the United States. Since 1994, the Foundation has promoted lifelong math education and financial literacy through its learning resources and scholarships. The mission of the Foundation is to enhance math education and financial literacy through the talents and resources of actuaries. The Foundation's vision is an educated public in pursuit of a secure financial future. For more information, please visit www.actuarialfoundation.org
SOURCE Milliman, Inc.