Celebrating Mentor Bridget Anderson

Bridget Anderson and one of her former mentees

Miriam (center) with Avi Fernandez (left), 10,000 Degrees alumna and current San Rafael High School College and Career Advisor

In honor of National Mentoring Month, 10,000 Degrees celebrates longtime mentor, Bridget Anderson, along with her one of her current mentees, Miriam. Bridget is a retired educator who now devotes her time to consulting with NGOs and mentoring students in high school and college-life transition. Miriam is a high school senior at San Rafael High School who was recently awarded the MLK, Jr. Humanitarian Award presented by the Marin County Human Rights Commission to individuals who have distinguished themselves in the areas of human rights and social justice. Congratulations Miriam! And thank you Bridget for all that you do!

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10,000 Degrees works with over 200 active mentors who play a critical role in creating a college-going culture for our students. They act not only as an educated resource but a trusted guide through a process that can often feel overwhelming. For more information, contact Megan Topping at mtopping@10000degrees.org