Human Systems & Sustainability

Detective Work - Lisa Champlin with Alexandra Dustin 

Leadership - Javier Gonzales with Haley Ammerman

  Haley Ammerman -  My name is Haley Ammerman. I am 12 years old in 7 th  grade at Mandela International School. I was born and raised by my parents in Santa Fe, NM. My hobbies are playing soccer, piano and running. The mentorship that I am in is based on government. My mentor is the Mayor of Santa Fe, NM and I meet with him frequently. I feel that Inspire Santa Fe is a great way to get an idea for my future career and explore new interests and ideas.

Haley Ammerman - My name is Haley Ammerman. I am 12 years old in 7th grade at Mandela International School. I was born and raised by my parents in Santa Fe, NM. My hobbies are playing soccer, piano and running. The mentorship that I am in is based on government. My mentor is the Mayor of Santa Fe, NM and I meet with him frequently. I feel that Inspire Santa Fe is a great way to get an idea for my future career and explore new interests and ideas.


Animal Hospice - Ulla Pederson with Lasya Fiuty

  Lasya Fiuty -  I am Lasya. I was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I go to Mandela International Magnet School and am 14 in 8th grade. I love art and outdoor activities. I love animals and have always wanted to work with them. My mentorship is in animal care. I work at Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary.  My mentor is Ulla Pedersen and she is the owner of the sanctuary. This was my first year as a protege and I really loved it. I learned a lot about animal care and feel I have really grown as a person.

Lasya Fiuty - I am Lasya. I was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico. I go to Mandela International Magnet School and am 14 in 8th grade. I love art and outdoor activities. I love animals and have always wanted to work with them. My mentorship is in animal care. I work at Kindred Spirits Animal Sanctuary.  My mentor is Ulla Pedersen and she is the owner of the sanctuary. This was my first year as a protege and I really loved it. I learned a lot about animal care and feel I have really grown as a person.


Global Cultures - Hilary Kilpatric with Luke Karns


Grant Writing - Carmen Lopez with Morelia Cuevas

  Morelia Cuevas -  My name is Morelia Cuevas and I love juggling! I was born in Texas but moved to New Mexico when I was at the age of 9. Ten years later, I’m about to graduate from Santa Fe High to pursue my hobby of making the world a better place. Ever since I started my mentorship, I have changed my mind about toasted bread; I now think Inspire is “The best thing.”

Morelia Cuevas - My name is Morelia Cuevas and I love juggling! I was born in Texas but moved to New Mexico when I was at the age of 9. Ten years later, I’m about to graduate from Santa Fe High to pursue my hobby of making the world a better place. Ever since I started my mentorship, I have changed my mind about toasted bread; I now think Inspire is “The best thing.”


Yoga - Stacy Zercher with Alexes             Albillar 

  Alexes Albillar -  Hello friends! I'm Alexes Albillar, I'm 16 and a junior at The Masters Program. Since the moment I discovered it, yoga has been a positive driving force that has caused a transformation in every part of my life. It has acted as a gateway to uncovering many other passions I intend to pursue in life. I hope to become a certified yoga instructor, among other talents, and travel the world in order to spread loving kindness and share the arts of yoga and holistic healing to anyone I can in hopes that it will influence them as positively as it has me. May all beings be happy, peaceful and well ♡

Alexes Albillar - Hello friends! I'm Alexes Albillar, I'm 16 and a junior at The Masters Program. Since the moment I discovered it, yoga has been a positive driving force that has caused a transformation in every part of my life. It has acted as a gateway to uncovering many other passions I intend to pursue in life. I hope to become a certified yoga instructor, among other talents, and travel the world in order to spread loving kindness and share the arts of yoga and holistic healing to anyone I can in hopes that it will influence them as positively as it has me. May all beings be happy, peaceful and well ♡


Japanese - Rebecca Birch with Keliyah   Dilliner


Diversity - Emily Stern with Amelia Rogers & Lucy Milagros Kamp

  Amelia Rogers -  My name is Amelia Rogers. I was born in Las Vegas, NM and I moved to Santa Fe when I was about two years old. I am now 17 years old and a junior at The Masters Program. I have been doing many forms of art for as long as I can remember and have been interested in activism since learning about the many inequalities in the world. This is why doing a mentorship with Emily Stern for The Center of Diversity and Integrated Learning has been very fulfilling. I am thankful that Inspire Santa Fe has given me the chance to work for such amazing causes and I hope to use my art in the future for the greater good of our community.   Lucy Milagros Kamp -  Lucy Milagros Kamp was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico on a rainy day in January. She attends the 10th grade at TMP. Her mentorship is for the Center of Diversity & Integrated Learning. She has a lot of fun making change.

Amelia Rogers - My name is Amelia Rogers. I was born in Las Vegas, NM and I moved to Santa Fe when I was about two years old. I am now 17 years old and a junior at The Masters Program. I have been doing many forms of art for as long as I can remember and have been interested in activism since learning about the many inequalities in the world. This is why doing a mentorship with Emily Stern for The Center of Diversity and Integrated Learning has been very fulfilling. I am thankful that Inspire Santa Fe has given me the chance to work for such amazing causes and I hope to use my art in the future for the greater good of our community.

Lucy Milagros Kamp - Lucy Milagros Kamp was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico on a rainy day in January. She attends the 10th grade at TMP. Her mentorship is for the Center of Diversity & Integrated Learning. She has a lot of fun making change.


Integrative Health - Sudha Rami Kailas with Sarah Sloan

  Sarah Sloan -  Sarah Sloan was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico and is passionate about all forms of healing, ecstatic experience and comparative religious studies. She is in her senior year of high school at The MASTERS Program, she plans to attend the University of New Mexico in the fall of 2016. During her senior year, Sarah has pursued and completed a mentorship in Ayurvedic Psychiatry with Sudha Kailas and is excited to bring what she's learned to her developing studies.

Sarah Sloan - Sarah Sloan was born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico and is passionate about all forms of healing, ecstatic experience and comparative religious studies. She is in her senior year of high school at The MASTERS Program, she plans to attend the University of New Mexico in the fall of 2016. During her senior year, Sarah has pursued and completed a mentorship in Ayurvedic Psychiatry with Sudha Kailas and is excited to bring what she's learned to her developing studies.


American Sign Language - Emma Lozada with Deanna Lopez


Medical - Rebecca Solis with Jayna Varghese 


Social Entrepreneurship - Todd Lopez with Vanessa Juarez Morales


International Relations - Charles Case II with Christopher LeSeur


  Alex Dustin -  Alex Dustin is 15 years old and a 9th grader at MIMS. She was born in Rensselaer Falls, upstate New York, and now lives in Santa Fe, NM. She likes horseback riding, watching anime, acting, and for people to experience what they lack at school.  Her mentorship was with the Santa Fe Police Department and she thought it was great and fun and awesome!

Alex Dustin - Alex Dustin is 15 years old and a 9th grader at MIMS. She was born in Rensselaer Falls, upstate New York, and now lives in Santa Fe, NM. She likes horseback riding, watching anime, acting, and for people to experience what they lack at school.  Her mentorship was with the Santa Fe Police Department and she thought it was great and fun and awesome!


Alzheimers Care - Bradley Nantz with Carolyn Botacchi

  Bradley Nantz -  I am 14. I go to Mandela International Magnet School. I was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. I am in the 8th grade. My interests include swimming, golfing, and working with old people. I have lived in Santa Fe half of my life. I have enjoyed working with Inspire for the past two years and getting to know the elderly community as well as getting to know my mentors.

Bradley Nantz - I am 14. I go to Mandela International Magnet School. I was born in Chicago Heights, Illinois. I am in the 8th grade. My interests include swimming, golfing, and working with old people. I have lived in Santa Fe half of my life. I have enjoyed working with Inspire for the past two years and getting to know the elderly community as well as getting to know my mentors.


Eldercare - Christine Sandoval with Paige Swain

  Paige Swain -  Hello, I am Paige Swain and I was born in San Antonio, Texas. I am in 7th grade and am 12 years old. I go to MIMS and have lived in Kerrville, Texas; San Antonio, Texas; here and Montgomery, Alabama. I do Irish dancing with Coleman Academy. I sing, play guitar, cello, piano and trumpet. My mentorship is at the Santa Fe Care Center where I learn about the residents and help with their activities.  I love my mentorship and I love Inspire Santa Fe for giving me this great opportunity.

Paige Swain - Hello, I am Paige Swain and I was born in San Antonio, Texas. I am in 7th grade and am 12 years old. I go to MIMS and have lived in Kerrville, Texas; San Antonio, Texas; here and Montgomery, Alabama. I do Irish dancing with Coleman Academy. I sing, play guitar, cello, piano and trumpet. My mentorship is at the Santa Fe Care Center where I learn about the residents and help with their activities.  I love my mentorship and I love Inspire Santa Fe for giving me this great opportunity.


Japanese - Rebecca Birch with Melanie Montoya-Lopez


Sustainable Water Systems - Steven Hanson with Mint Winklemayer


Finance - Carl Luff with Riley                   Bordner


Education - Melissa Kovac with Naomilynn Macias 


Medicine & Neonatal care - Julie Page with Maggie Galdamez


Veterinarian Science - Andrea Trujillo with Miranda Merrill 


Pediatrics - Diane Friedman with Xitlalitl Rodas 


Education - Sarah Knopp with Carley Cook


Ranch Management - Connie Mitchell with Emma Cameron


Journalism - Adele Oliveira with Elena      Robles