An Attainable Goal [Part 3 of 3]

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Callyn Iwuala, Rutgers-Newark Braven Fellow, and Giavanna Vega, San José State University Fellow, reflected last week on their cohorts’ visits to Google.

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Entering the Workforce with Purpose [Part 2 of 3]

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Giavanna Vega, a Fall 2015 San José State University Fellow, shares what she learned during her Braven experience and her visit to Google’s headquarters.

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Googlers Inspire Fellows [Part 1 of 3]

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Braven’s fall semester culminated in a Capstone Challenge at both San José State University and Rutgers University – Newark. Read our Fellows’s experiences!

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Making the Right Decision

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Mussab Ali, Rutgers – Newark Braven Fellow, reflects on his past experiences and how he was faced with a difficult decision that made him a better leader.

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On the Other Side of the World

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Arisleidy Nunez, Rutgers – Newark Braven Fellow, traveled to Tanzania on a service trip and found her voice. Read about her experience and learnings.

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Leveraging Opportunities

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Taylor Clarkson, Leadership Coach at Rutgers University-Newark, found that Braven would serve as a personal and professional learning experience for her.

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Honoring Our Mentors

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Live your legacy: “…Others paved the path for us; we must do it for others.” In the spirit of this core value, our team wants to express gratitude for the mentors, coaches, and teachers in our lives who have made it possible for us to succeed and thrive. We aspire to provide the same guidance, encouragement, and advocacy to our Fellows, other young people, and those in our networks.

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Go teams, go!

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This year, we have Braven Fellows at two schools–Rutgers University in New Jersey and San José State University (SJSU). To our current Fellows: you’ve all reached the part of the semester when you are tackling your biggest project yet–the “Capstone,” in which you work as teams to solve one of the most important questions in the professional world today.

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Embracing My Professional Journey and Latino Identity

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If you would’ve asked me in college if my Latino identity was important for my career, I would probably have said no. But now, over 10 years into my career, I can see that it’s more important than ever. So with the close of Hispanic Heritage Month, I’ll be continuing to work to help young people find a way to celebrate their identities every day of the year. Together, we will show the world a different story: we’ll prove our identities are the root, not the risk, of our success.

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Living Your Legacy

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Vikki Brown, Braven Leadership Coach at San José State University, shares her inspirational legacy and how she’s helping students live their own.

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