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Currently pursuing a dual master degree at Columbia University (MBA and MPH). Over nine years of childhood experience in roles including babysitter, tutor (English, Math and German), camp counselor, even planner and chess teacher. Love hanging out with children as I am a child at heart and enjoy arts and crafts, sports and the creative games kids come up with.View profile
Amanda is the Co-Founder of PAL and founder of Project Playdate. Amanda received her undergraduate degree in Social Work and Social Entrepreneurship from New York University. She recently graduated with her MBA from Columbia University. Amanda has previous experience as a summer school teacher, high school mentor, babysitter, tutor, and camp counselor; and has as been a childcare provider for over 13 years. She is passionate about creating safe, fun and enriching experiences for children. Amanda specializes in using the power of play-time to foster children's social, creative, and leadership skills. Amanda has very limited availability, but loves nothing more than being apart of the playdate action!View profile
Francesca, a Maryland native is currently pursuing a degree in Behavioral Science with a masters in Early Childhood Education. Growing up in Maryland is quite different than living in New York. Yet it has always been her dream to move to the city and pursue her goals. She believes that kids are the future and anyway she can help them expand their horizons is important to her as she knows that she's making a difference. Francesa has a passion for sports and arts & crafts and enjoys incorporating both into all fo her playdates!View profile
Ayana is an actress, born and raised in New York City! She recently graduated from Rutgers University with a BFA in acting. Art is a central part of her life and both of her parents are artists and educators. As such, she was raised in a world where arts are an important development tool for all children. Her mother owns a dance school (MADLOM) in New Jersey for ages 4-18. She spent her formative years in a creative and inspirational environment and often substitute teaches for the dance studio. She has been babysitting clients from MADLOM in New Jersey since she was 16, so she is very comfortable with children. She's enthusiastic, fun, and very friendly. She can cook and is very comfortable traveling around New York City on public transportation!View profile
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The kids loved it! We moved to NY in April and finding kids for them to play with has been not easy. This was exactly what they needed. The caregivers were outstanding. We have had trouble finding someone our kids were comfortable staying with. My husband and I were thrilled that both kids ran off to have fun and didn't even look back. We will definitely be back and will certainly recommend and support your program anyway that we can.
Project Playdate Parent
My husband and I are thrilled. Our son had a great time. We had a great time - guilt free! This is just an all around a win-win situation.
Project Playdate Parent
This is awesome! Your service was unparalleled by anything else we've experienced.
Maryam, Playdate Partner Host
Project Playdate is a wonderful service. My husband and I were so grateful to have a night out and to know that our son was in good hands. Now how do we get Project Playdate to come to California?!
Shenna Deveza, Mom of One, Union Square