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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 773-225-0054 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 […]

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.

Nonprofit Braven Awarded on the Forbes America’s Best Startup Employers 2022 List

Braven has been awarded on the Forbes list of America’s Best Startup Employers 2022. This prestigious award is presented by Forbes and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider. The awards list can currently be viewed on the Forbes website.

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Partners With Braven to Support the Career Pursuits of Promising Undergraduate College Students

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) announced that it is partnering with Braven to advance the nonprofit’s mission of empowering underrepresented, first-generation college students with the skills, confidence, experiences, and networks necessary to transition from college to strong first jobs that lead to meaningful careers and lives of impact.