Best-Selling Author, Tara Westover Shares the Story of Her Unconventional Education at Annual Fundraiser for Educational First Steps

Portia Capital Management had the honor of sponsoring One Childhood One Chance: An Evening with Tara Westover, a fundraiser to benefit Educational First Steps.

Together, We Can Make 2020 the Year of Hope for Our Children

By Michelle Connell, CFA | 4 min read Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to tour Sunrise Early Learning & Development Center in Fort Worth. As an Educational First Steps center, Sunrise is nationally accredited, providing early education and care for infants, preschoolers and school-aged children 12 and under.  Sunrise is located in an […]

4 Reasons to Teach Your Child to Give this Christmas

By Michelle Connell, CFA | 2 min read “It is more blessed to give than to receive.”  As Christmas quickly approaches and you’re purchasing final gifts for your children and loved ones, have you stopped to consider the gift of giving?  Research reveals that for children, receiving too many gifts increases destructive behavior, lowers self-esteem […]

A Season of Gratitude: Reflections on 2019

By Michelle Connell, CFA | 5 min read In this article: Portia Capital Management’s charity, Portia’s Children, gives back to Educational First Steps (EFS), enabling more underprivileged children to receive early education. EFS adds 16 centers from waitlist to program in 2019. PCM client, H&B Young Foundation able to extend giving in local community, thanks […]

Giving All Children a Chance with Educational First Steps

By Michelle Connell, CFA | 2 min read ​​Educational First Steps has served low-income neighborhoods of North Texas for nearly 30 years by transforming daycare centers in these neighborhoods into nationally accredited early learning centers. Now serving more than 1,000 preschools and daycare centers in 24 school districts, Educational First Steps is focused on neighborhoods […]

PCM Sponsors Texas A&M BLSA Scholarships and Awards Dinner

By Michelle Connell, CFA | 4 min read Portia Capital Management is passionate about supporting minority and disadvantaged youth and helping them move beyond their economic circumstances. In keeping with this mission, it has been our pleasure to sponsor the Texas A&M Black Law Students Association scholarships and awards banquet for two years. The National Black […]