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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My Story Paid Forward

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What is it about my Braven experience that compels me to pay it forward? The answer is quite simple. First, the growth I was able to make in my leadership, confidence, and sense of purpose was immense. Second, I experienced one of the strongest networks of support where guidance and a genuine willingness to help were always present. Lastly, even after my completion of the program, there is still a strong sense of support coming from the Braven Team. They make sure I have access to opportunities that will help me foster my leadership and help me succeed. For these reasons I feel both compelled and committed to share this opportunity with other students and hope they have a similarly empowering experience.

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A New Name for a New Generation of Leaders

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What was once called Beyond Z will be known as Braven. We are changing our name, just as you are changing the story about what young people from underrepresented backgrounds in the professional workforce are capable of accomplishing.

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