Celebrating Our Students & Alumni

From Campus to Global Impact

We invite you to celebrate with us!

Our alumni are healthcare professionals working tirelessly to improve lives, innovative entrepreneurs shaping how we do business, activists championing vital causes, scientists pushing the boundaries of knowledge, dedicated educators shaping young minds…

All are role models—inspiring their siblings, cousins, and peers to pursue dreams of a higher education.

Our alumni are making their mark on the world, creating a positive wave of change that is transforming communities and uplifting us all.

Watch and get a taste of what to experience at our gala!

Join the Celebration!

SATURDAY, APRIL 27, 2024

Marin Civic Center Exhibit Hall
10 Avenue of the Flags, San Rafael, CA 94903

5:30 PM

Cocktail Reception

7:00 PM

Dinner & Program
Fund-a-Future

9:00 PM

After-Party Featuring
a Silent Disco!

Thank You

to our AMAZING Sponsors!

Confirmed as of March 19, 2024
$50,000 ONE DEGREE of Change Sponsor

Herb & Jane Dwight

$25,000 Valedictorian Sponsor

Carmen Castro-Franceschi, Managing Director & Executive Consultant with RBC Wealth Management

$15,000 Doctorate Sponsors

Susan & Dennis Gilardi

$10,000 Master’s Sponsors

Suzanne Badenhoop & Guy Lampard

Graham & Talia Brandt

Susan & Mitch Cohen

Deborah Freed Goldman & Jonathan Goldman

Gruber Family Foundation

Sheila & Thomas Larsen

Drs. Denise M. Lucy & Françoise O. Lepage

Tracy Solomon

Denise & Mark Steele

Jamienne Studley & Gary Smith

Bachelor’s Sponsors

Eric Bindelglass & Gabrielle Tierney

Chris Boyd

Sandy Donnell & Justin Faggioli

Judy & Jim Edgar

Rod & Luray Eshelman

Jenn & Ryan Fay

Vanessa Holton & Lloyd Aubry, Jr.

Julie & John King

Vikki & Derek Ku

Monica Mehra & Clay Armistead

Toby & Susan Mumford

Saul Peña & Charmaine Chow

William Smith & Ann Aylwin

Marty & Marlene Stein

Associate’s Sponsors

Amy & Seth Barad

Jennifer Beckett & William P. Fuller

Brilliancy/ Kristin Swenson

Pamela Cook & Paul Gietzel

David & Elaine Freed

Will & Carolyn Hayes

Nancy & Tony Lilly

Angela & Jaime Mira

Stephanie O’Brien/ Dovetail Decision Consultants, Inc.

Luis Silva Behrens & Keily Hernandez

Benefactor Sponsors

Ruth Goldstein

Barbara Russell

Christine & John Telischak

Mary & Michael Wolfe

10,000 Degrees receives major funding from the Buck Family Fund of the Marin Community Foundation. Thank you for your partnership & investment!