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Braven to receive $1.5M from the Deloitte Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kasia Kalata Braven kasia.kalata@bebraven.org Braven to receive $1.5M from the Deloitte Foundation  Braven, a national nonprofit organization that is helping college students on a path to economic mobility, announced a $1.5M three-year commitment from the Deloitte Foundation. This donation is one of the most significant collaborator investments made to Braven to date. […]

A letter to MacKenzie Scott: Gratitude for the freedom to be prepared & seize the moment

Dear MacKenzie Scott: I’m brimming with gratitude for the $11 million contribution to grow Braven’s future and the futures of young people from humble beginnings and underrepresented backgrounds. I’m also beyond grateful to the courageous champions who have been with me and the Braven team over the last 9 years. When we set out to […]

Braven Partners with Northern Illinois University with Fully Virtual Programming

CONTACT: Joe King Northern Illinois University 815-762-7425 joking@niu.edu Kasia Kalata Braven kasia.kalata@bebraven.org A new partnership between Northern Illinois University (NIU) in Dekalb, IL and Braven, a national nonprofit organization headquartered in Chicago but with sites across the country is helping promising college students on a path to economic mobility, will offer students a two-part career-accelerating […]

Braven launches at The City College of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ashley Arocho Communications and College Relations Specialist The City College of New York aarocho@ccny.cuny.edu Kasia Kalata Director of Communications & Marketing Braven kasia.kalata@bebraven.org The City College of New York and Braven, a national nonprofit organization helping promising college students on a path to economic mobility, partnered for a college-to-career pipeline that will […]

The Uneven Climb From College to Career

Braven works with colleges around the country to help first-generation and underrepresented students gain career-readiness skills and land a strong first job.

Partnership helps Spelman students train to close workforce gender gap

Braven leaders hope they can close the income equality gap by working with Spelman College, a historic, all-female HBCU.

How to make good on the American promise for all, not just some

There are only some winners in today’s job market—and then everybody else, writes Aimée Eubanks Davis, CEO of Braven. To share prosperity equitably, we must invest in career development for more women, first-generation college-goers, and students of color.

Widening the path to the American promise

Braven Chicago Executive Director and Executive MBA student, Jonathan Chaparro ’22 wants to make high-quality education and career success more attainable for first-generation college students and students from humble beginnings.

Braven Hosts DEI Training for Leadership Coaches with support from employer partner Northern Trust

Braven hosted a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) training attended by 94 Leadership Coaches (LCs), thanks to the generous support from Northern Trust. Read more about the outcomes of this training and our partnership with Northern Trust.

How to Close the Networking Gap

This Braven Fellow learned how to seek the kind of professional connections he would have had trouble making on his own as the child of a construction worker and night-shift lab technician who emigrated from Macedonia a decade ago.