People of Braven: Monica Cervantes

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Monica Cervantes, Braven Fellow Fall ‘18

Monica Cervantes, Fall ’18 Fellow, grew up working on computers. Her passion for creating things from scratch inspired her to pursue mechanical engineering.

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Transformational Leadership: Why it Matters

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Transformational leaders inspire others to reach their full potential. How can you exude transformational leadership in your current role?

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People of Braven: Andrew Arredondo

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Andrew Arredondo is a Braven fellow, an intern for Junior Achievement, is pursuing his second master’s degree (you heard that right, folks!), and is on the autism spectrum. Clearly, Andrew is nothing short of amazing. Read about how he hasn’t let anything prevent him from leading the life he wants.

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How Informational Interviews Can Boost Your Career

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Informational interviews can boost your career and help you discover a career path that fits your interests and personality. Learn more about the benefits of informational interviews and the positive impact they can have on your job hunt.

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Confessions of a Leadership Coach

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I’m an LC, I’m 30 years old, I graduated from Rutgers with a degree in English and have the most awesome company where I’m mentored by two brilliant women. But here’s my confession: I gain my most valuable skills from volunteering with Braven.

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Top 10 Reasons to Take the Braven Course

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We believe leaders emerge from everywhere. The future demands that people, like yourself, have the professional skills, confidence, and experiences to thrive in today’s competitive world. You get that and more at Braven. Here are the top 10 reasons to take the Braven course. 

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Sincerity and Networking Go Hand in Hand

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We live in an era where networking is a necessity. Our professional networks lead to more business opportunities, a greater source of connections, and meaningful experiences. What’s important to keep in mind is that sincerity and networking is about making valuable, sincere connections with others.

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Developing Your Personal Brand

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When you hear the word “brand”, you probably think of popular companies like Nike, Apple, and Google. But large corporations with trademarks aren’t the only ones with brands. You, as an individual, have your own personal brand.

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Forbes Under 30 Summit Experience

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Claudia Saavedra (Fall ‘17 Fellow) is now a graduate student at Rutgers University-Newark. She recently had the opportunity to attend the Forbes Under 30 Summit, so we caught up with her to find out how she was able to snag that awesome opportunity and what her experience was like.

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5 Latinx Leaders to Watch

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This Hispanic Heritage Month, we are calling attention to 5 Latinx leaders (in no particular order) who are living their legacy in our communities. We can’t wait to watch the impact that they’ll continue to have on our cities, regions, and nation.

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