Meet the Peer Mentors

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bla-mentor-Nancy-Cortes

Nancy Cortes, Peer Advisor

Education: I am an alumna of BMCC, with an A.A in Liberal Arts, and I’m currently attending City College pursing my B.A in Political Science.

Hometown: East Harlem in Manhattan also known as Spanish Harlem, NY

What I’m usually up to: My interests are centered in photography and music but whenever I’m not focusing on both of my interests, I am exploring the city’s rich and diverse locations.

A quote that brightens my day is: “Me fui hacer feliz, no se cuando vuelvo” which translates to “I left to be happy, I don’t know when I’ll be back.”


bla-peer mentor-Isidora-Farias

Isidora Farias, Peer Mentor

Education: I am an alumna of BMCC, with an A.S. in Theatre, and I’m currently attending Brooklyn College pursuing my B.A. in Theatre.

Hometown: Santiago, Chile

What I’m usually up to: Taking pictures and memorizing lines for plays!

A quote that brightens my day: “Success is a journey, not a destination.”


Giuseppe Lopez

Giuseppe Lopez, Peer Mentor

Education: I am currently attending BMCC, pursuing an A.S in Computer Science.

Hometown: Caracas, Venezuela

What I’m usually up to: I usually focus on exploring new places, exercising, listening to music, and learning how to use technology to improve our present and have a better prospect in the future.

A quote that brightens my day:A quote that brightens my day is: “You don’t get what you wish for. You get what you work for.”