Launching Professional Connections

As Scholars enter the professional world, many don’t have access to the networks other students rely on. At Steppingstone, we’re working to change that. To help close this opportunity gap, we launched a professional connections initiative, which builds relationships between college-aged Scholars and professionals in their field of interest. Since 2016, 28 Scholars have taken…

Spotlight On: Jana Karp

A life devoted to education. Jana Karp has been committed to improving educational opportunities for young people since beginning her career as an elementary school teacher in Roxbury. After spending ten years teaching, she worked as an intensive care coordinator at the Home for Little Wanderers before founding Boston Youth Sanctuary, a therapeutic after-school program…

Spotlight On: Karen & Brian Conway

Steppingstone supporters since 1996. “Karen and I believe in the multiplier effect, and the leverage of investing in education. We choose to support Steppingstone because the organization delivers on its mission, and the results and metrics are impressive. While serving as a trustee of Amherst College, I came to understand that college access and success…