In the News

Santa Clara Magazine, September 2018


Click here to read article highlighting our partnership with Santa Clara University. The author covers the mission and aspects of our summer program, while also highlighting members of our community who have attended SCU.


San Jose Mercury News Wish Book, November 2017

Click here to read the article. 

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Silicon Valley Magazine, November 2017

Click here to read about Breakthrough Silicon Valley board member Shannon Hunt-Scott.

"Kevin and I have been incredibly lucky throughout our lives," says Hunt-Scott. "It's on us to give back  in response. That's what I role-model to my kids."




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Press release: hiring of Executive Director John Hiester, May 2017

Click here to read more about John and his commitment to educational equity.

“John has proven his ability to build and lead organizations in a fast-paced mission-driven environment,”said Greg Murphy, Breakthrough Silicon Valley board chair. “Through our work with students, families, colleges, and other stakeholders we have all the key pieces in place to build an ‘ecosystem’ that will amplify our impact. John will bring experience and innovative thinking to BSV that will help make that ecosystem a reality.”