Valerie is a freshman at University of California, Irvine (UCI) and is majoring in biological sciences, and hopes to become a veterinarian in the future. She loves animals and is passionate about helping her community. She is also a part of the Latina women club and the pre-veterinary club at UCI.
TJ is a product manager at One Degree and is passionate about non-profit work. She was also one of our wonderful mentors in our 2022 cohort. In an interview, she details how CtG has changed her perspective on the high school experience.
Jasmine is a senior in High School, where she is an avid lover of law and reading. She has passionate about helping and supporting people. She was also one of our incredible Fellows in our 2021 cohort.
Close the Gap Foundation Kicks Off the 5th Annual Social Impact Fellowship in Partnership with Airbnb, Supercharged with AI Augmented Custom Curriculum
Notion, ClickUp, and ProWritingAid’s donations give Close the Gap’s first-generation, low-income Social Impact Fellows enhanced tools as they work to drive positive change in their communities.
Lydia is a software engineer and consecutive mentor with Close the Gap (CtG). In an interview, Lydia opened up about her experience as a mentor and how CtG has helped her give back in her community.