Perla is kind, patient and eager to help students take the next step to achieve their goals. Having worked as a lead for students, time management and self-responsibility are highly important to her. She believes in creating connections with peers to motivate them to find and achieve their goals.
As a natural compassionate caregiver, Megan has been drawn from a young age to support others. She is a lifelong learner dedicated to expanding her knowledge. Through her experience as a student with a learning disability, and achieving her masters in counseling, she has learned how to offer students the suitable encouragement and motivation to achieve their dreams.
Project Supervisor, MAPin & SVCP
Dean, Workforce & Economic DevelopmentSan Jose Evergreen Community College DistrictSilicon Valley Career PathwaysPartnership with Metropolitan Education District
Due to the wonderful example of Monica’s immigrant parents, She is driven to expand opportunities to students and families within her community. She focuses her efforts around social justice and compassion for others, and enjoys making new connections that embrace diversity. She plans to pursue her license as a Marriage and Family Therapist so that she can provide culturally sensitive therapeutic services in the future.
J-Rah’s passion is to help others succeed. She is currently working on obtaining her masters degree in counseling, and hopes to assist students in need of guidance. She comes from a single parent, low-income family, and understands the struggles students encounter. She will provide support and resources where needed.
Stories have always fascinated, Daniel. It's because of this fascination that he applied his communications skills to empower people, and what better way to apply them then in a setting that helps student succeed. While attending university, he learned that media is a powerful tool, and he wants to use this power to make a difference in the lives of tomorrow's workforce.
Film & Social Media Specialist, SVCP & MAPin
Gianina has always been driven by the desire to know how she can help other people to better themselves. As an Anthropologist, her actions are grounded in the quest for helping organizations improve their cultural environment and social relations.
Mariel is a lover of all cultures, music, and trivia. As a natural observer, she has a passion for all things different, quirky, and unusual. She holds an MFA from The Academy of Art University, San Francisco in Advertising Strategy and a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from the California State University Long Beach. Over the last ten years, her work experience has been in graphic design, social media, creative strategy, and branding.
SVCP Communications & Social Media Specialist
Project Supervisor, Adult Training
As an educator, Yvonne’s professional relationships with students, colleagues, and global community are based on her upbringing; respect and appreciate individuals from all backgrounds. She thrives in creating an environment that closes educational and economic achievement gaps; a platform where people feel as though they have a chance to learn, work, grow, and treated fairly.
Project Supervisor, SVCP
Growing up, Thanh has always been fascinated by technology around us. This fascination led him to pursue a career in graphic design. Being a graphic designer allows him to do creative work on various machines and devices.
SVCP Communications & Social Media Assistant
Jamie loves the impact art has on an individual - it holds so much power to invoke emotions and influence thoughts. Being an ambitious individual, she induces positivity and creativity with her work, while growing and improving her current skills. She found her love for art when she saw her first comic book, and was hooked on teaching herself every form of art that she could get her hands on. She hopes to put that love forward with every piece she creates.
Communications & Media Specialist