Irene Shih invited to join San Francisco Business Times Leadership Trust

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Irene Shih is the CEO of Minds Matter San Francisco, an education nonprofit that helps low-income high school students change their socio-economic future. http://www.mindsmattersf.org

Irene Shih, CEO of Minds Matter San Francisco, has been invited to join San Francisco Business Times Leadership Trust, an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in the Bay Area.

Irene was chosen for membership by the San Francisco Business Times Leadership Trust Selection Committee due to her experience, leadership and influence in the local business landscape and beyond. Her organization, Minds Matter San Francisco, is an education nonprofit that helps low-income high school students rewrite their socio-economic future by providing dedicated mentorship, academic support, and lifelong professional community to students and alumni. Since 2010, 100 percent of Minds Matter San Francisco’s 120 graduates have gained acceptance to top universities, and 97 percent have graduated from college within 4 years.

“The Bay Area’s thriving business community is powered by leaders like Irene,” said Mary Huss, publisher of the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal. “We’re honored to be creating a space where the region’s business influencers come together to increase their impact on the community, build their businesses and connect with and strengthen one another.”

As an invited member, Irene will contribute articles to the San Francisco Business Times website and participate alongside fellow members in Expert Panels. She will connect and collaborate with a vetted network of local leaders in a members-only directory and a private forum on the group’s mobile app.

“I have always believed in the power of a united ecosystem, collaborating to solve the most pressing problems in our shared community. I am honored to join the San Francisco Business Times Leadership Trust, to connect and learn from other local business and thought leaders. It is my hope that our combined resources will amplify solutions and innovations for those who need it most in San Francisco,” shares Minds Matter San Francisco CEO Irene Shih.

The San Francisco Business Times Leadership Trust team is honored to welcome Irene to the community and looks forward to helping her elevate her personal brand, strengthen her circle of trusted advisors and position her to further impact the San Francisco business community and beyond.

About Business Journals Leadership Trust

San Francisco Business Times Leadership Trust is a part of Business Journals Leadership Trust — a collective of invitation-only networks of influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in your community. Membership is based on an application and selection committee review. Benefits include private online forums, the ability to publish insights on bizjournals.com, business and executive coaching and a dedicated concierge team. To learn more and find out if you qualify, visit trust.bizjournals.com.

About Minds Matter San Francisco (MMSF)

Minds Matter San Francisco (MMSF) transforms the lives of low-income students with demonstrated motivation by broadening their dreams and preparing them for college success. Through a highly selective and rigorous 3-year academic mentoring program, MMSF students accomplish the extraordinary. 100 percent of MMSF program graduates are accepted into a four-year college, and more than 78 percent attend the top 3 tiers of competitive colleges, as defined by Barron’s Profile of American Colleges. 97 percent of MMSF graduates have graduated or are on track to graduate from college within four years. Powered by over 2,000 volunteers nationwide (and over 300 volunteers in the San Francisco chapter), Minds Matter Chapters are located in 14 cities across the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.mindsmattersf.org.

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