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OUR NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS WILL EMERGE FROM EVERYWHERE.

WHAT WE DO

The Braven Accelerator empowers promising young people on their path to college graduation and strong first jobs. We believe that our next generation of leaders will emerge from everywhere, so we take a particular interest in ensuring our talent network is filled with people from underrepresented backgrounds. To do so, Braven partners with educational institutions, volunteer professionals, and employers to offer a rigorous and relevant career readiness course, followed by robust campus-based alumni programming. The course is targeted as a part of the sophomore or transfer junior experience. From The Braven Accelerator will come a generation of leaders as diverse as our future demands.

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Our Impact

73

Program Satisfaction

73% Fellows agreed or strongly agreed that Braven greatly increased their chances of getting their desired job after graduation

88

Referrals

88% of our leadership coaches would professionally endorse their Fellows to their own networks of friends and colleagues

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CONTINUED INVOLVEMENT

87% of Fellows are interested in continuing in some way with Braven when they return to campus for the 2015-16 school year

*Our Impact Figures reflect our 2014-2015 school year results.
Keisha

“Being that I am the first in my family to make it this far educationally, I am proud of myself for acquiring leadership skills. Braven has truly shaped me for the better.”

Keisha Baxter
Braven Fellow '15 
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“I’ve had to figure out a lot on my own. While I excel in school, it’s harder for me to build my resume and network. I’ve benefitted greatly from having someone guide me.”

Cris Garcia
Braven Fellow '15 
SuminLee

“My Fellows came out of this experience feeling confident in their unique leadership styles and are committed to leading authentically. They want to mentor other young people themselves as they feel it is important to pay it forward.”

Sumin Lee
Leadership Coach ’14 

LATEST STORIES

Choosing a Career in Journalism

September 25, 2017

Interview with Martin Tran, Creative Arts major, San José State University Choosing a major and a career path can be daunting. The Braven team caught up with San José State University Braven Brand Ambassador, Martin Tran, to learn about his interest in a journalism career. What is exciting to you about journalism?  Journalism is a […]

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The Career Fair is Over. Now What? aka “Dyllan’s Declassified Career Fair Survival Guide”

September 19, 2017

If you’re attending a career fair this week, check out “Dyllan’s Declassified Career Fair Survival Guide” for tips on following up on the Braven blog today!

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Career Fair Do’s and Don’ts

September 12, 2017

It’s career fair season on our campuses, so we caught up with Braven Fellows, Amariya Manley and Kennis Ko, at San José State University to get some advice for our #BravenNation.

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An Interview with SJSU Post-Accelerator Fellow, Sriram Atluri (‘17 Spring)

September 05, 2017

Sriram Atluri, Materials Engineering major, reflects on his experience as a Braven Fellow.

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