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Rise with Courage, May 14-21

Rise With Courage

RISE WITH COURAGE Join us May 14-21 for a week of virtual learning and celebration! May 14-21 Stream Unlikely, a documentary about equity issues in higher education, from the comfort of your home https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5YASi5J4Kc Purchase Tickets Questions? Check out our FAQ page. May 19, 4 pm Attend a panel on higher education equity featuring Unlikely …

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Karla Martinez Mora

Future business professional Karla Martinez Mora is inspired to use her graphic design and finance skills to create a bright future for herself. A Mills High School senior, Karla has already started a successful business, creating and selling original artwork to customers in the US and as far as Japan. She is passionate about small business ownership, marketing, …

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Kimberly Jacinto Tum

Future psychologist Kimberly Jacinto Tum is motivated to make mental health services accessible to everyone who needs them. She knows that when people are able to share painful burdens with others, their lives can be completely transformed. After moving to the US from Guatemala, Kimberly enrolled at Woodside High School, where she has thrown herself into her studies, …

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Laysa Velasquez Moreno

Future pediatric nurse Laysa Velasquez Moreno sees the potential in every child. As a tutor with the literacy organization Reading Partners, Laysa supports children in their education and growth. She is passionate about helping children feel comfortable and safe, and she can’t wait to study anatomy, public health, and child psychology so that she can provide this support in a healthcare capacity. Laysa is currently …

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Leonel Rivera

Future NFL agent Leonel Rivera feels inspired by all things sports—he loves playing sports, talking about sports, and cheering on his favorite teams. He hopes to combine this passion with skills in negotiation and finance management in order to support professional athletes. As a senior at East Palo Alto Academy, Leonel has proven his ability to reach difficult …

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Leslie Reyes

Future traveling nurse Leslie Reyes plans on dedicating her career to working with children and families throughout the US. As a Sunday school teacher and Project Read volunteer, Leslie has developed strong skills in guiding and supporting youth. In addition to caring deeply about the welfare of children, she is passionate about healthcare access and looks forward to using her bilingual abilities in her future career. Leslie is …

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Hannah Kemist

Future changemaker Hannah Kemist wants to help children learn, grow, and overcome challenges. A Woodside High School junior, Hannah has experienced firsthand exactly how impactful support from an understanding adult can be, and they seek to provide the same support to youth in need. Hannah has established themself as a community leader, committed student, and dedicated athlete, earning accolades in all …

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Isabella Ramirez

Future doctor Isabella Ramirez is passionate about transforming cancer treatment. In her planned career as a researcher and physician, Isabella hopes to become an expert on gene-editing technologies and genetic contributions to diseases. She is also passionate about serving the health needs of the wider community; most recently, Isabella gave back by running a women’s health drive that resulted in a …

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Jessalyn Yepez

Future medical professional Jessalyn Yepez is interested in wholistic healthcare that considers the mind, the body, and family support systems. She knows that by pursuing a healthcare career, she will be able to transform her own life by lifting herself up economically and the lives of others through compassionate, person-centered treatment. Jessalyn plans on reaching these goals through …

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