Our Mission


To create a bridge of opportunity  between employers and first-generation college goers of color to increase knowledge workforce diversity at all levels

Our Vision


A world in which a college degree  provides equitable access  to a choice-filled life. 

Sheila Sarem

Founder

Alfy Hernandez

Career Success Manager

Maggie Raible

Co-Founder, Programs

Alistair Scott

Career Success Manager

Chauncey Nartey

Chief Program Officer

LucyRose Moller

Career Success Manager

Annie Hopkins

Head of Employer Partnerships

Britna Bennett

Career Success Manager

Gary Marin

Program Associate

Deborah Hall

Career Success Manager

Degan Leopold

Diversity and Inclusion Recruiting Team Leader, Bloomberg LP

Johanna Meadows

Director, Centerbridge Foundation

Alejandro Perez

Business Manager - Post-Trade Solutions, Bloomberg LP

Jules Shin

Head of Strategic Operations and Innovation, Productivity, Citi

Abe Taleb

Vice President, Koya Leadership Partners

Advisory Board

Hilary Darilek

CEO E.L. Haynes Public Charter School

Frances McLaughlin

President - Education Pioneers

Michelle Molitor

CEO - FREE

Carmita Semaan

Founder - Surge Institute

David Wick

Chief External Affairs Officer - KIPP

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