The SGPP Peer Mentors assist our freshmen and transfer students with the transition to the University of Arizona. They assist with new student orientation and transfer socials, plan events for SGPP students, and play a role in recruiting students from the local community colleges and high schools.
2017-2018 Peer Mentors
Kimberly Guinac Duarte is a junior at the University of Arizona pursuing a Bachelor’s of Art in Law, as well as a second major in Nursing with a minor in Spanish. She is involved throughout the community joining various clubs and internships. After graduation, she hopes to finish her nursing degree and gain experience to join the US Embassy along with other Federal jobs. Kimberly’s goal is to work in Washington, D.C. She is looking forward to help students succeeded at the University of Arizona and gain experience in Wildcat Nation.
Ashlyn Maher is from Littleton,Colorado and is going into her senior year at the University of Arizona. She is pursuing a major in Political Science and a minor in Persian. Upon graduation Ashlyn plans to attend graduate school for Public Administration and then work in the Colorado political sphere. Her goal is to pursue a career in politics and be the youngest woman elected to Congress. Ashlyn is excited to work with incoming students and help them transition into life as a Wildcat. She looks forward to helping every student succeed in and out of the classroom.
Areli Ortiz is from Vail, Colorado and is a senior at the University of Arizona. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Art in Political Science and a second major in Law. She has been involved in various clubs and organizations throughout her time as a Wildcat. After graduation she plans on attending law school in hopes of working towards a political career. She is excited to work with incoming students and helping them succeed in their transition at the University of Arizona.
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