Polly Murphy

Polly Murphy was first introduced to Students Rising Above in 2008.  As a young Advisor, she immersed herself in SRA’s outreach campaign, making personal contact with 11 high schools in San Jose’s East Side Union High School District with the goal of helping SRA develop stronger roots in the South Bay.  She is passionate about the mission of the organization and to date has advised over 30 Students Rising Above, including 12 college graduates.  Polly earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Science from Samuel Merritt College in 2000 and has a successful career in the pharmaceutical industry.