Jowa Alfano, Director of KidsFolio Creative Learning Center, is an artist who has found her true passion in teaching and inspiring children to be creative. Jowa received a Bachelor's in Fine Arts degree and a Master's in Fine Arts degree from Pratt Institute, New York, NY. She worked as an Art Director for three years at a local New York City television station before becoming a teacher. Jowa was accepted into the prestigious New York Teaching Fellows teacher program in 2013 and received her Master of Science in Education degree from Long Island University in 2015, with a concentration in Special Education.
Since then, she has worked as a teacher in NYC, Hoboken, and Union City, NJ public schools, committed to helping children succeed. She received her certificate in Business Entrepreneurship in 2019 from Cornell University.