(MILPITAS, CA) – Teen Success, Inc. announces incoming Board Co-Chairs, Madonna Bolano and Ellen Moir, succeeding Nancy Heinen’s four years of service as Board Chair.
Madonna Bolano has served on the Teen Success, Inc. Board since January 2018 and is a 25+ year executive veteran of Silicon Valley who retired from her global leadership role of Human Resources at Applied Materials and its 20,000+ employees. Once a young mother herself, Bolano brings her personal experience and knowledge to Teen Success, Inc. to move forward the work of strengthening young families through education. “I’m passionate about supporting the education and development of young families and thrilled to have this opportunity to take my commitment to the next level,” says Bolano.
Ellen Moir has served on the Teen Success, Inc. Board since its founding in 2011 by former California State Senator Becky Morgan. As Founder and former CEO of New Teacher Center, and Silicon Valley Women of Influence nominee, Moir brings her expertise in pursuing educational equity and scaling nonprofit work. “I’ve been on the Board since the very beginning and can attest to Teen Success, Inc.’s impact on breaking the cycle of poverty for young families. I’m honored to have the opportunity to continue my involvement and support for young mothers and their children,” says Moir.
As Co-Chairs, Bolano and Moir will lead Teen Success, Inc.’s work in supporting young families through the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring they continue on their educational paths. “I know that in partnership with these two incredible leaders, we will continue to build on our strong foundation and increase our impact for young families in California,” says Karin Kelley, Teen Success, Inc.’s Executive Director.
Nancy Heinen, former Senior Vice President at Apple, Inc. in Silicon Valley, leaves her role as Board Chair for four years at Teen Success, Inc. having doubled the program’s size in San Jose and grown the number of young mothers served in Salinas, Sacramento, and Fresno. “It has been an amazing experience getting to work with such incredible young mothers and being a part of their journeys,” says Heinen. She looks forward to next phase of leadership for the organization and supporting Bolano and Moir in their new roles.
About Teen Success, Inc.: Teen Success, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit located in the Silicon Valley, builds pathways to prosperity for two generations—young mothers and their children – across California. Teen Success, Inc. empowers young mothers to complete high school and persist through post-secondary education while nurturing their child’s positive development to ensure the success of the whole family. Since its founding in 2011 by former State Senator Becky Morgan, Teen Success, Inc. has supported over 1,500 young families across California.
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Teen Success, Inc. creates economic advancement for multiple generations, by partnering with young mothers to further their education, build life and career skills, and nurture their children’s development.
Teen Success, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
Tax ID: 45-0702884
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