Minds Matter News

A Letter To Our Minds Matter Students

By MindsMatter | March 16, 2019

As you gather for your Saturday sessions today across the country, we want you to know something. We Believe in You Today, More than Ever. Because We Believe Minds Matter. If there is anything this past week’s events around the college bribery scandal proved to us is just how important our volunteer work at Minds…

The Dr. Oz Show to Feature Minds Matter on January 4th

By MindsMatter | January 4, 2019

NEW YORK — The Dr. Oz Show will feature a segment about the work of Minds Matter on January 4th, 2019 on various nationally syndicated channels.  The segment will feature how Minds Matter began including testimonials from both current students and a successful alumnus of the program — Eugene Palatulan, M.D. “We are so thrilled that The Dr.…

Minds Matter Co-Founder Recognized by Points of Light Foundation and L’Oreal Paris

By MindsMatter | January 4, 2019

POINTS OF LIGHT: First-Generation Graduate Mentors Underserved Youth for College Access and Success L’OREAL PARIS: L’Oréal Paris Announces 2017 Women of Worth Honorees

LOS ANGELES – Minds Matter of Los Angeles Celebrates College Signing Day with Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation and L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti

By MindsMatter | January 4, 2019

Check out the college signing day celebration for Minds Matter students in Los Angeles with the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation. Link to the article is below! Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation kicks off 2018 College and Career Accelerator

CHICAGO – Minds Matter Featured in Chicago Tribune

By MindsMatter | January 4, 2019

Minds Matter’s Chicago chapter was featured in the Chicago Tribune. Link to the article is below! Do good helping low-income students live up to their college potential

Ten Great Reasons to Donate to Minds Matter

By MindsMatter | January 4, 2019

1.  Minds Matter.  We believe genius knows no zip code.  However, youth from low income backgrounds are significantly less likely to pursue a college degree or finish one once there than their higher income peers.   2.  Thousands of Lives Changed.  Minds Matter is changing the lives of thousands of youth across the country, positively influencing…

Minds Matter of Colorado Announces Historic Partnership with University of Colorado Denver

By MindsMatter | May 5, 2017

New Program Will Guarantee College Admission, Scholarships to all Minds Matter Students   DENVER, May 5, 2017 — Minds Matter of Colorado, a leading local educational nonprofit, announced a historic partnership today with the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) that will guarantee college admission and scholarships to many of Denver’s brightest high school students from low-income…

Minds Matter Adds New Houston Chapter

By MindsMatter | March 31, 2017

New York, NY – Minds Matter’s Board of Directors has approved the creation of a new chapter in Houston, Texas. This will be the 14th chapter to be added to the national nonprofit organization. Minds Matter Houston will begin serving students in September 2017. Minds Matter is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to…

Minds Matter to Receive $1.2 Million as 100 Women in Finance U.S. Beneficiary

By MindsMatter | December 15, 2016

New York, NY – December 14, 2016 –  Minds Matter will receive $1.2 Million from fundraising efforts by 100 Women in Finance (100WF, formerly 100 Women in Hedge Funds) in 2016. 100WF is a global non-profit organization with more than 15,000 alternative management investors and professionals. Each year, 100WF selects a U.S. beneficiary for its…

Minds Matter Welcomes New CEO to National Office

By MindsMatter | November 14, 2016

New York, NY – November 14, 2016 — Gadi Ben-Menachem joins the team in Minds Matter’s national office as Chief Executive Officer. He brings to Minds Matter more than 15 years of experience in volunteer leadership for several nonprofit organizations in his community and on a national level. Most notably, Ben-Menachem has spent many years…