Celebrating Changemakers​

September 26, 2019

Thursday, September 26th , 2019

6:00 PM 
Cocktail Reception

7:00 PM
Dinner and Program 

Welcome & Thank You
Saga Apostol Guedez, 10,000 Degrees Program Manager, Alumna 2013
Jose Jimenez, 10,000 Degrees College Success Fellow, Alumnus 2018

Kim Mazzuca, President & CEO, 10,000 Degrees
2019 San Francisco Changemakers Award Honoree

Jean-Pierre L. Conte
Presented by
Ana Anguiano, 10,000 Degrees College Success Fellow, Alumna 2017
Jose Jimenez, 10,000 Degrees College Success Fellow, Alumnus 2018


Live Performance
Burton High School Chamber Choir

Keynote Address
Isabela de Souza, 10,000 Degrees Scholar
College of Marin; UC Berkeley, Class of 2020

Kanani Reynolds, KLM Auctions

Raffle Drawing
Julie & Michael Whitcomb
2019 San Francisco Changemakers Co-Chairs

2019 SF Changemakers Raffle Prizes

Look for 10,000 Degrees student ambassadors carrying balloons to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win one of three great prizes!
Berkeley Rep 2019-20 Season Tickets!

There’s a new Rep in town! Head to Berkeley Rep for Johanna Pfaelzer’s exciting inaugural season as Artistic Director with 2 tickets to each of their 7 productions in the 2019-20 Season! Since 1968, Berkeley Rep has stood for ambitious art, raw talent, and fearless audiences. Audiences that don’t sit back and watch, they engage.

Restrictions: Full-Season tickets must be booked no later than October 15, 2019. Only valid for evening performances Tuesday – Sunday for the 2019-20 season and tickets are not valid for matinée performances.

Generously donated by Berkeley Rep Theatre.

Experience the Blue Angels up close with Four Tickets to the Flight Deck Club October 13, 2019!

Get up close to the Blue Angels on Sunday October 13, 2019 with these 4 tickets to an upgraded airshow experience. The Flight Deck Club includes both covered and outside seating, private “premium” restrooms, as well as a full buffet and complimentary beverages (including beer & wine). Weather permitting, the Airshow starts at 1pm and the Blue Angels show starts at 3pm.

Restrictions: Four tickets to the Flight Deck Club are only valid for October 13, 2019 and not exchangeable. The show start times are approximate and are subject suitable weather for flight. 

Generously donated by the Airshow Network and Mary Hickey.

Weekday Getaway to Wine Country: 2-Night Stay in a Premier King Guest Room at Hotel Healdsburg!

A full-service luxury hotel, Hotel Healdsburg is the perfect place for a romantic getaway in the heart of Healdsburg. The hotel features a deluxe Fitness center, a 60-foot garden swimming pool & jacuzzi, as well as a spa which offers the finest beauty and body treatments! Complimentary breakfast, wifi and valet parking are included.

Restrictions: This offer is valid Sunday through Thursday only and expires November 30, 2020. Not valid during the months of September, October and holidays. Taxes and gratuity are not included. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance.

Generously donated by Hotel Healdsburg.

Thank You to our Sponsors!

Valedictorian Sponsor

Ropes & Gray

$15,000 Doctorate Sponsors
Carmen Castro-Franceschi and First Republic Bank
Genstar Capital

$10,000 Masters Sponsors
Credit Suisse
Redwood Credit Union
TPG Capital

$5,000 Bachelors Sponsors
Bank of America
Pallavi Gupta &
Vivek Vaidya
Mary Hickey
Sheila & Thomas Larsen
Betsy & Ed McDermot
Katy Mooney &
Dean Backer
Julie & Michael Whitcomb
Mary & Michael Wolfe

$2,500 Scholar Sponsors 
Linda Rosenberg Ach & Andrew Ach
Eva Auchincloss
Eric Bindelglass & Gabrielle Tierney
Sandy Donnell & Justin Faggioli
Claudia & Ethan Moeller
Susan & Toby Mumford
Venetta & John Rohal
John Shuhda
Jono Tunney
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

$1,000 Benefactor Sponsors
Maria & Andy Burtis
Leslie & George Hume
Christopher Mooney
Jamienne Studley & Gary Smith

In-Kind Donors
Airshow Network
Berkeley Rep Theatre
Bing Consulting
Services, Inc.
Mary Hickey
Hotel Healdsburg
Leslie & George Hume
International Orange
Jackson Family Wines
Ellie Shephard & Peter Habicht
Smile Business Products, Inc.
William Grant & Sons

Additional Thanks!

Kanani Reynolds,
KLM Auctions

Business Partners
Burton High School
Chamber Choir
Bright Event Rentals
Kreativz, Inc.
Main St. Floragardens
Onyx & Ash Photography
San Francisco War

Melons Catering & Events

Event Production
Bing Consulting
Services, Inc.

Event Committee
Julie & Michael Whitcomb

Mary Hickey
Sheila Larsen
Kevin Lowry
Katy Mooney
Ellie Shephard
Mary Wolfe

Honorary Host Committee
Roberta Achtenberg &
Susan A. Shain
Jane Borg
London N. Breed
Willie L. Brown
Wynn & Bill Burkett
Rosalyn & Tom Chavez
David Chiu, San Francisco
Susan & Mitch Cohen
Stevon Cook, President,
SFUSD Board of Education
Sara Deseran, Tacolicious School Project
Jenn & Ryan Fay
Ginny & David Freeman
Pallavi Gupta &
Vivek Vaidya
Will Hayes
Sy Kaufman
Gordon Mar
Alison & Mike Mauzé

Mike McGuire, California State Senator
Chris & Chuck Michaels
Faauuga Moliga, Commissioner, SFUSD
Board of Education
Margaret & Frank Morrow
Elizabeth & Kurt Rieke
Hillary Ronen
Linda Rosenberg Ach & Andrew Ach
Thea Selby, City College of San Francisco Trustee
Jamienne Studley & Gary Smith
Phil Ting, San Francisco Assemblymember
Scott Wiener, California State Senator
Shanell Williams, City College of San Francisco Trustee
Dr. Leslie Wong,
President Emeritus
San Francisco
State University

Featured Performance

Burton High School Chamber Choir
10,000 Degrees currently

provides financial aid support, college knowledge, and mentoring to a cohort of 70 students at Burton High School who will begin their college path at City College of San Francisco this Fall.

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors!