Who We Are

We believe our programs will improve the academic careers of our scholars and impact the world by increasing the number of BIPOC students in Arts & STEM fields of study as well as the representation of BIPOC in their respective professions.

Ignite Arts & STEM empowers BIPOC students and families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete higher education. We will provide support, scholarships and mentoring services for BIPOC students pursuing the Arts & STEM fields. Through our programs, we’re doing our part to create an inclusive and accessible future. We will expose BIPOC students to professionals in positions they may not dare dream of. We will open a doorway to their true potential. Our programs will open a path to self-discovery and growth.

Board of Directors

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President
Crystal Jones

Program Manager, Global Operations & Supply Chain Quality PMO at Medtronic.

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Vice President
Pia Williams

Homeschooling Advocate, Photographer, and Docent at The Getty Museum.

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Secretary
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Board Member

Kat Coronel
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Treasurer
Kat Coronel

Senior Accountant at UnitedHealth Group

Max Grigoryan
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Member
Max Grigoryan

Content Producer, at WongDoody

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Member
Kimberly E. Pierce, MBA

Account Manager at Aetna, a CVS Health Company

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We are grateful to our partners & sponsors that help us forward our mission.