WELI Scholar Spotlight: Cindy Lopez

WELI Scholar Spotlight: Cindy Lopez

“I was never a good student.” I have dyslexia and my entire high school experience felt like a frustrating waste of time and effort. My parents were not educated and didn’t know how to help me. In my senior year, I became pregnant and that seemed like a perfect...
WELI Mentor Spotlight: Monica Tovar

WELI Mentor Spotlight: Monica Tovar

Monica Tovar, Director of Sales for KWAV, 101.7 The Beach, The Hippo, KPIG and 95.5 BOB Women’s Education & Leadership Institute Mentor “I could tell you all day long about the obstacles I’ve faced,” Monica reflects.  Growing up in East Salinas, it’s easy to...
WELI Mentor Spotlight: Emily Nicholl

WELI Mentor Spotlight: Emily Nicholl

Emily Nicholl decided to become a Women’s Education & Leadership Institute (WELI) Mentor in early 2020, just before the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down and forced the nation into SIP and Hartnell College students into virtual classrooms.  Emily is...