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"I eventually want to become an anesthesiologist so it’s been really nice to learn what steps I need to take to get there and what colleges will help me achieve my goal."

– Z, Second year mentee and junior at Denver East


MMCO Announces Asher Werthan as new Chair, Board of Trustees

Minds Matter Colorado is a proud 98% volunteer-run organization, so our program and students benefit from amazing volunteer Board leadership. We are grateful to Bijal Choksi for her leadership as our Board of Trustees Chair from 2019-2023. Thank you, Bijal! While Bijal will continue to serve as a Trustee for the organization, we are delighted…

Stefanie Schneider

MMCO Welcomes New Director of Programs

Stefanie is a lifelong educator, advocate and designer of programs. She brings to MMCO over 17 years of dedication to youth, and has worked to develop programs and initiatives aimed at providing access and opportunity for all. She is fiercely committed to success and equity for every student, and believes we all play a powerful…


MMCO Announces Kristin Kirkpatrick as new Chair, Board of Directors

Today, we extend our deepest appreciation to outgoing Chair, Board of Directors, Brady Miller. His remarkable dedication and leadership have helped shape Minds Matter Colorado into the organization it is today. Thank you, Brady, for your unwavering commitment to our students as Chair! We’re thrilled you’ll continue to serve as a general member of the…


A Statement from Minds Matter

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that universities may no longer use race in their consideration of candidates for admission.   The ruling will change the college admissions landscape for our students and students like ours. Race-conscious admission policies were designed to level the playing field for systematically excluded students, promote diversity, and foster a…


Minds Matter – Finding Success for All

On Wednesday, June 27, MMCO was featured on Colorado & Company on 9NEWS. Check out the segment and hear directly from our fearless leader Kate and MMCO alum, Jose, from the Class of ’21 all about what MMCO does and why we do it.

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Summer Newsletter 2023

Welcome to the Minds Matter Colorado Newsletter. Each quarter we’ll share news and events happening with our students, mentors, and community.