Kate Estrada '23

Advocates for Inclusive Mentoring Director 

Kate is a senior majoring in Biology with a minor in Psychology and on the Pre-PA track. Kate is passionate about women's issues and ensuring representation within the college campus, especially in the STEM field. AIM allows her to support other women in STEM and talk about the issues that comes with being an underrepresnted woman. Kate enjoys discussing social justice issues such as healthcare equity, mental health, woman's rights, and more. She hopes that AIM can be used to create a sisterhood between underrepresented students, as well as supporting their personal and leadership development. Kate has served as both a Mentor and Mentee before becoming the Director. 

Amanda Martinez-Port '25

Advocates for Inclusive Mentoring
Assistant Director 

Amanda is sophomore majoring in Global Buisness and Hispanic Studies with a minor in Communications. To Amanda, AIM's mission is to support POC Bennies during their years at the College of Saint Benedict. By building connections, receiving guidance, and attending retreats, AIM Scholars become a part of a community that is both safe and fosters growth. Amanda is passionate about the gender gap in education, mirgant and refugee women's rights, and issues of intersectionailty. Through AIM, Amanda is hoping to create a similar program that supports First and Second Year Bennies interested in Buisness, Project Management, and Entrepreneurship. Amanda will be be serving this year as AIM Assistant Director and a Hynes Scholar.