ABOUT US

#OneMomentumFamily

OUR VISION

Our vision is to help first-generation, low-income students achieve upward economic and social mobility.

OUR MISSION

Our mission is to provide academic, career, and financial support to help first-generation, low-income students earn a post-secondary education and enter the workforce.

OUR FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM

Career Exploration (10th Grade and 11th Grade)

Program: Online career webinars, in-person industry-based panel discussions, field trips to workplaces, and help finding and applying to summer programs.

Post-Secondary Preparation (12th Grade)

Program: Feedback on post-secondary applications and help finding and applying to scholarships.

Post-Secondary Persistence (Freshmen and Sophomore Years)

Program: Mentorship from an upperclassmen on-campus, connection to on-campus resources, and an annual $200 stipend.

Career Success (Junior and Senior Years)

Program: Mentorship from an Young Professional, connections to internship and job opportunities, feedback on resumes, and an annual $500 stipend.

Alumni Support (Post-Secondary Graduates)

Program: Coaching calls every quarter to ensure the alum is succeeding and opportunities to volunteer with Momentum Education.

OUR FULL-TIME STAFF

Raj Salhotra

Executive Director

raj@momentumedu.org

Karel Alfaro

Post-Secondary Coordinator

karel.alfaro@momentumedu.org

Belen Cosme

Opportunity Coordinator

belen@momentumedu.org

OUR PART-TIME STAFF

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Raj Salhotra

Jimmy Collins

Somir Paul

BOARD OF ADVISORS

Shiroy Aspandiar

Co-Founder, COO of Dreambound

Karthik Soora

Senior Associate in Urban Transformation at RMI

Amir Shah

Director Advisory, KPMG

Juanita Parra

Managing Consultant at IBM