Student who has completed one semester with NavCal

Amina Jones

NavCal Alumni
Current Employment/Post-Grad Status:

Amina is currently pursuing her Master's in Legal Studies at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law!

Accolades as a Student: $5,000 Crankstart Reentry Scholarship Recipient Justice Interaction Lab Research Assistant with Dr. Nikki Jones Berkeley Underground Scholars Scholarship Recipient (x2) EOP Achievement Award Scholarship Recipient DSP Tech Grant Recipient UC Berkeley Restorative Justice Student Leader Work Study Position VeVe Clark Scholar Cohort Member Teach in Prison Facilitator/Director Citi Program Course...

Andrew Mendoza

NavCal Mentor, Nav2Cal Mentor, NavCal Alumni

Andrew is a recent graduate from UC Berkeley. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science in 2022. His goal is to do a PhD/JD joint program at a Yale or Harvard. As a low-income, first-generation, EOP, and DSP student, Andrew received the prestigous Regents’ and Chancellor’s Scholarship. He previously grew up in Section 8 housing and has suffered from homelessness. He decided to come to Cal because it was the best financial and geographical option for him, but also to gain the knowledge he must gain in order to leave an impact on the world. His career in politics is fueled by his...

Andrew Pham

NavCal Mentor

Andrew Pham is a recent graduate from UC Berkeley. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Management in 2022. Andrew is from Orange County and was a low-income and first generation college student. He loves giving back to his community and plans to one day establish an organization of his own that will pave the way for the next generation of leaders from his community. Andrew's goal is to be the example and role model that he never had growing up in hopes of breaking his community's cycle of marginalization.

Current Employment/Post-Grad Status:

Andrew is...

Arlinda Ruiz

NavCal Femtor, NavCal Alumni

Arlinda Perez is a recent graduate from UC Berkeley. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Social Welfare in 2022. As a low-income/1st gen college student, Arlinda was actively involved with programs such as Student Parents, Underground Scholars, TRIO, DSP and EOP. As a Miller's Scholar, she also did research on the examination of youth incarceration in Oakland schools. Arlinda serves as a pillar to the communities that are underprivileged, underrepresented, underserved, or low socioeconomic status, and those from her own neighborhoods. She strives to continue and further her service as a non-...

Brittany Kulusich

Nav2Cal Femtor, NavCal Alumni
College of Letters and Science
Current Employment/Post-Grad Status:

Brittany Kulusich currently works at UC Berkeley's College of Letters & Sciences as an Intake Advisor.

Accolades as a Staff: UC Berkeley Staff SPOT Award Recipient (x3) (2020, 2021 & 2022) Equity Oriented Advising & Coaching Program Participant (2022) Collegiate Mental Health Ally Certificate Program from the Global Institute for Counseling & Student Mental Health at UC Berkeley (2021) Excellence in Advising & Student Services Awards “Virtual Advising Innovation” (x2) (2020 & 2021) Excellence in Advising & Student...

Dilraj Singh

NavCal Mentor, Nav2Cal, NavCal Manager, NavCal Alumni
Current Employment/Post-Grad Status: Dilraj Singh (he/him) is a low-income, first-generation student of color from Richmond, California. He graduated from the Haas School of Business in May 2022 and is currently attending Berkeley Law School. He is pursuing a career in tax law, while simultaneously exploring other sectors of law to serve his community. Accolades as Student: Regents' and Chancellor's Scholar - UC Berkeley Class of 2022 Graduate of the Haas School of Business Dean's Fellow at Berkeley Law School...

Dominick Williams

NavCal Mentor, NavCal Alumni

Congratulations Dominick on beginning his journey at UC Berkeley Law School this Fall 2022!

Bio coming soon~

Eva Sidlo

NavCal Femtor, Nav2Cal Femtor, NavCal Alumni

Eva is a recent graduate from UC Berkeley with a degree in Data Science with a Domain Emphasis in Quantitative Social Science. During her time here at Berkeley, Eva galvanized attention to marginalized populations through data science with the 4 research teams she was a part of. Eva was passionate about her work with NavCal and its sister program, Nav2Cal, where she facilitated, tutored, and mentored non-traditional students. Eva is also the co-creator of the first Berkeley Hope Scholars research team. As Eva walks away from Cal with her degree she quantifies her success...

Grace Evans

NavCal Femtor, Nav2Cal Femtor, NavCal Alumni

Congratulations Grace on graduating this Fall 2022 with a Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature!

Bio coming soon~

Grace K

NavCal Femtor, NavCal Alumni
Current Employment/Post-Grad Status:

Grace is currently an Admissions Counselor at San Francisco State University!

Accolades as a Student: Hired as a Student Parent Ambassador & Resource Navigator by the Centers for Educational Equity and Excellence (CE3) Received a Full-Ride to UC Berkeley! $2,000 Cal Alumni Association The Leadership Award (TLA) Scholarship Recipient Secured stable family housing!

Met with Assistant Vice Chancellor Tidwell

Led University of California Parenting Students Workgroup

Selected to be on Hiring Committee for University Village Community...