Congressman Honors CCC President Dr. Kimberly Rogers as Woman of the Year

Contra Costa College President Dr. Kimberly Rogers was among 20 Contra Costa County 2023 Women of the Year recently honored by Congressman John Garamendi. Honorees were chosen for making significant contributions to society and the local economy through public service, business, and education.

Dr. Rogers was chosen for her tireless dedication in higher education as an administrator and  teacher over the past 20 years. She has spearheaded efforts to greatly expand student services such as launching the Free Lunch program, increasing mental health services, extending housing assistance, expanding access to professional attire, and increasing staffing.

“The service and dedication each honoree has shown their community is deserving of recognition, and by receiving this award, their work will be commemorated and chronicled at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC,” Garamendi said.

“We congratulate Dr. Rogers and Contra Costa College for this wonderful recognition,” says Interim Chancellor Mojdeh Mehdizadeh. “It is a team effort to successfully serve the thousands of students each of our colleges and centers help every year, and it is our passion to continue our 75-year legacy of making a positive difference in the lives of our students and our communities.”

For more details about the 10th annual Women of the Year Event, awards program, bios and photos of all the honorees, and a video of the event, you can visit Congressman Garamendi’s website.