College & Career Readiness

Charles Gill, STEM Leader, Lumity Volunteer & Leadership Author “If each one of us reaches one or two kids, they will grow up to reach others. Think about the impact we will have.” STEM leader and professional coach Charles Gill is a STEMTalk extraordinaire and one of...

Daood Shah, Student-Based Enterprise Participant The Blessing of a Broken Finger An avid baseball player, Daood Shah was more than a little disappointed when he broke his finger during the spring of his senior year at Chicago Math and Science Academy. It was an unlucky, abrupt ending...

Tori Vazquez, Clinical Services & Alumni Coordinator On Safety Nets and the Lumity Network "We build relationships with STEMWorks participants and we don’t put an end date on relationships. They can come back to us for guidance…" As a social worker, Tori Vazquez (they/them) knows the importance...

Caleb Neal, Relationship Manager on Building Relationships As Lumity’s relationship manager, Caleb Neal deserves a ton of credit for Lumity’s success. He helped launch our STEM Career Prep program with our partner schools and grew our pilot pre-apprenticeship program to what is now STEMWorks. For Caleb, Lumity’s work...

Querube Della Cella, Lumity's Relationship Manager on Finding Happiness: Lumity Volunteers “You can see the happiness when our volunteers work with students,” says Querube Della Cella, Lumity’s Relationship Manager, “They don’t expect they will have as much fun as they do!” Querube Della Cella is Lumity’s go-to for...