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. 

Teresa Baez

Program & Operations Associate

Mohamed Barry

Career Success Manager

Claudia Esteva

Career Success Manager

Amber Field

Director of Programs

Maura FitzGerald

Senior Manager of Program Design

Erin Haywood

Director of Career Success

Alyssa Hurtado

Career Readiness Facilitator

Corinne Kang

Chief of Staff

Jesus Lara

Operations Manager

Ben Maskell

Director of Data Strategy

Paola Muñoz

Career Success Manager

Maggie Raible

Co-Founder, Head of Data & Operations

Bedilia Ramirez

Senior Manager of  Employer Partnerships

Sheila Saremzadeh

CEO, Founder

Alistair Scott

Senior Manager of Alumni Success

Diego Zeceña

Career Readiness Facilitator

Andrew Chang

Startup/Tech Operator, Advisor, and Investor

Jamie Davidson

Education Consultant

Bob Giannino

President & Chief Executive Officer, United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley

Degan Leopold

Diversity and Inclusion Recruiting Team Leader, Bloomberg LP

Johanna Meadows

Director, Centerbridge Foundation

Alejandro Perez

COO for Global Market Infrastructure, BNY Mellon

Abe Taleb

Founding Partner, Equitable Hiring Group

Michelle R. Weise, PhD

Vice Chancellor of Strategy and Innovation, National University System

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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