Courtney Monk Joins iMentor Bay Area's Advisory Board

iMentor is thrilled to welcome Courtney Monk to iMentor Bay Area’s advisory board. Courtney is a current mentor in our program at James Lick High School in San Jose and a manager of data science at Chegg, an education technology company that helps students succeed academically and professionally. Courtney is one of our most dedicated mentors. Over the last two years she has helped her mentee Julie, who is now a high school senior, navigate the complex path to college.

Courtney has focused her career on improving educational outcomes and opportunities for students from all backgrounds. Prior to joining Chegg, Courtney spent nearly six years at Teach For America (TFA), a non-profit organization whose mission is for all children to have access to an excellent education in the United States. At TFA, her work and expertise played a key role in admitting Teach For America’s most diverse corps members in the organization’s history.

Courtney received her doctorate in economics from the University of Oxford. While at Oxford, she studied the relationship between health, education, and employment outcomes. Her studies proved to be a north star for her work at TFA and Chegg. Courtney also holds a master's in international economics from the Université de Paris I - Pantheon Sorbonne, and a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Princeton University.

Courtney shares that “I am honored to be joining iMentor Bay Area’s advisory board. The organization’s steadfast belief that every student deserves a champion is truly inspiring. As a mentor in the program, I have experienced and witnessed the power of mentor-mentee relationships for myself and for others. As a board member, I’m looking forward to helping iMentor effect positive change for Bay Area students.”

iMentor Bay Area is grateful to have a talented and experienced leader like Courtney to help enhance the impact and growth of our organization in the upcoming years. We excitedly welcome Courtney to the iMentor family!