KIPP Forward Advisors

San Francisco  |  San Jose East Bay

We are the KIPP College Persistence Advisors and we are here to support you through your college and career plans post-KIPP.

Whether at a community college, pursuing your bachelor’s degree, in a trade program, or working full time, we are here to demystify the higher education process and support you through your journey.

Click here for a list of all colleges in the Bay Area

KIPP Forward San Francisco

Our team is based out of San Francisco and is comprised of Diana, Melissa, and Arieanna. We are proud to serve YOU and are humbled you have allowed us on your journey to pursue college, career, and beyond.

We primarily support students graduating from KIPP San Francisco Collegiate, as well as students who graduated from high schools in the SF region. 

Colleges in the San Francisco we work with often – San Francisco State & City College of San Francisco. Learn More.

If you are unsure of who your advisor is, please reach out to Diana Rubio Olvera here.

Meet the #SFTeam!

DIANA

Postsecondary Success Manager

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Alma Mater: San José State University

MELISSA

Postsecondary Success Advisor

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Alma Mater: UC Santa Cruz

ARIEANNA

Postsecondary Success Advisor 

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Alma Mater: Mills College

KIPP Forward San Jose

Our team is based out of San Jose and is comprised of Benjamín, Stephanie, and Jovana. We are proud to serve YOU and are humbled you have allowed us on your journey to pursue college, career, and beyond.

We primarily support students graduating from KIPP San Jose Collegiate, as well as students who graduated from high schools in the South Bay – such as Independence, Overfelt, Mt. Pleasant, Bellarmine, Downtown College Prep, Lincoln, Pioneer, Yerba Buena, Andrew Hill, San Jose High, and Willow Glen. These are just to name a few!

Colleges in the South Bay we work with often – San Jose State University, Evergreen Valley College, De Anza Community College, San Jose City College, and UC Santa Cruz. Learn More

If you are unsure of who your advisor is, please reach out to Benjamín Pérez.

Meet the #SJTeam!

BENJAMÍN

Postsecondary Success Manager

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Alma Mater: San José State University

STEPHANIE

Postsecondary Success Advisor

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Alma Mater: San José State University

JOVANA

Postsecondary Success Advisor

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Alma Mater: San José State University

KIPP Forward East Bay

Our team is based out of the East Bay subregion (Oakland, San Lorenzo, Hayward,etc) and is comprised of Kailee and Kyra. We are proud to serve YOU and are humbled you have allowed us on your journey to pursue college, career, and beyond.

We primarily support students graduating from KIPP KING Collegiate, as well as students who graduated from high schools in the East Bay – such as Envision Academy, Oakland Tech, Skyline, The College Prepatory School, El Cerrito, Arroyo, Moreau, etc. These are just to name a few!

Colleges in the East Bay we work with often – Cal State University East Bay, Chabot College, Mills College, Peralta College (COA, BCC, Laney, Merritt). Learn More.

If you are unsure of who your advisor is, please reach out to Alissa Gordon here.

Meet the #EBTeam!

KYRA

Alumni Impact Manager

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Alma Mater: UC San Diego

KAILEE

Postsecondary Success Advisor 

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Alma Mater: Saint Mary’s College of CA