Program History

Program History

The FGLI program grew out of Breaking Barrierswhich was created in Fall 2017 by Yeidaly Mejia '19 and Alex Berndt '19 to support first-generation students at Bryn Mawr College.

The program will celebrate the experiences of and offer support to a wider group of students, from the leadership from two student coordinators, guidance from the steering committee and institutional support from the Pensby Center.

Past Breaking Barriers coordinators:

  • 2019-2020: Guan Hua Li ‘20 and Rosario Santiago ‘22
  • 2018-2019: Yeidaly Mejia ‘19 and Aldercy Lam ‘19