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.

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 […]

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 […]