Meet the High School INTERNS
Class of 2020
Giselle Rodriguez, Instituto
Giselle Dorismar Rodriguez Montano, better known as Giselle Rodriguez, grew up in the Little Village neighborhood and is a student at Instituto Health Science Career Academy. Although she is unsure yet what career to pursue, Giselle is sure to attend Wartburg College this fall. Giselle began being a part of OTM 11th grade fall 2019, and is part of the graduating Class of 2020. Giselle typically writes articles regarding the environment.
Gwenyth Easterling, Brooks
Gwenyth Easterling, formally known as the 15-year CEO who has been interested in the beauty industry since the age of 13, and now she is Vice President of OTM (2020). She began the internship spring of her sophomore year. Gwenyth is a sole believer in community service. She will be graduating from Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory High School, and planning to further her education at North Carolina A&T majoring in supply chain management.
Class of 2021
Class of 2022
Leslie Walker, Payton
Leslie Walker is a student at Walter Payton College Prep from the Southside of Chicago. She enjoys reading, listening to music, and playing the saxophone. Her hobbies include playing the saxophone, listening to music, and binging Netflix. She joined OTM in 2018 and her articles vary from agriculture to the stock market. She plans on studying medicine in college and her favorite money quote is "Money is a scarce resource and should be deployed in the most efficient way possible."
Harman Dhillon, Bartlett
Harman Dhillon is an OTM intern from Chicago’s southwest suburbs. She enjoys listening to music and painting. Harman attends Bartlett High School and her academic focus is on STEM. She started OTM as a 10th grader in Spring 2020. Harman is a part of the graduating class of 2022. She typically writes about technology in the business world, and one of her favorite sayings is by Guy Kawasaki: “If you make meaning, you’ll make money.”
London Gibson-Purcell, Whitney
London Gibson-Purcell is a 16 year old sophomore at Whitney M. Young High School in the Class of 2022. She is interested in studying journalism or business finance in the future. She is from Woodlawn on the South Side of Chicago and uses her free time reading and running. She joined On the Money magazine in the winter of 2019 and she likes to write about technology, gender/race relations, and managing money. Her favorite quote is "Use money to make more money."
Arushi Chauhan, Bartlett
Arushi is from the southwest suburb of Bartlett. She enjoys baking and reading. Her academic focus is on STEM, and she attends Bartlett High School. Arushi became an OTM intern in spring 2020 as a 10th grader. Her graduating class is in 2022. She writes about environmental and energy economics, and one saying she likes is "Save money, and money will save you."
Class of 2023
Fathima Shaikh, Payton
Fathima Shaikh is an ambitious, hard-working, young author located in the West side of Chicago who started On The Money as a freshman in the spring of 2020. She is currently attending Walter Payton College Prep High school and will be graduating in 2023. She is interested in pursuing her further studies in the business field or medical field. The first article Fathima has written incorporates topics such as health and finance.