Parent Profiles

Bianca posing with her son while holding an "Outstanding Future Alumni Award". The Pregnant Scholar Team recently chatted with Bianca Estrada, a student parent and campus organizer at California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB). Bianca is currently pursuing her Master's of Social Work. She became a...

In the fall of 2020, Marcella Mares made headlines by standing up to a professor who refused to let her breastfeed her baby in a virtual class. Marcella is in her 3rd year of studying for her AA in Criminal Justice at Fresno City College. Her...

[caption id="attachment_17770" align="alignright" width="258"] Photo courtesy of Public Justice[/caption] The Pregnant Scholar team is proud to feature this conversation with Kamaria Downs as part of our Pregnant Scholar Profiles. When Kamaria was a senior at Claflin University, the University evicted her from student housing because she was pregnant—a...

With the start of a new school year, the Pregnant Scholar team is happy to launch this first in a series of Pregnant Scholar Profiles! Every month we'll share insight from a student parent who stayed on the path to achieving their educational goals. Click...