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Ana Trujillo, Associate Professor Mathematics
Ana Trujillo, Associate Professor Mathematics

Ever see someone studying midnight alone at Starbucks? Ever wonder who they are and what drives them? Meet Ana Truillo, a professor who uses those experiences to challenge minorities and women to explore STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) majors.

Kassidy Miller, STEM Counselor
Kassidy Miller, STEM Counselor

What if you paid your way through college and discovered that your high paying job was unfulfilling? Who would you ask for help? Kassidy asked Yelp, and it directed her to a job filled with meaning. 

Michelle Fowles, Dean Institutional Effectiveness
Michelle Fowles, Dean Institutional Effectiveness

What if your immigrant parents from Jamaica wanted you to be a top student, but they didn’t know how the system worked? How would you figure out how to go to Stanford and Princeton?

Dr. Elliott Coney – Black Scholars Counselor
Dr. Elliott Coney – Black Scholars Counselor

What if your job was to amplify the voices of African American students on campus? Elliott Coney’s mission is to support LA Valley College in meeting our black students at their greatest points of challenge.

George Caleodis – Associate Professor of Mathematics
George Caleodis – Associate Professor of Mathematics

What would happen if you combined a stand-up comedian/improve actor with Calculus? Meet George Caleodis who makes a career in both worlds.

Dr. Llanet Martin - Associate Dean of Student Equity
Dr. Llanet Martin - Associate Dean of Student Equity

How does a student go from walking into a community college with dreams of being “the make-up artist to the stars,” to becoming a community advocate on the campus of Harvard, UCLA and now LA Valley College?