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After 1954 Podcast, hosted by Aimée Eubanks Davis

Hosted by educator and nonprofit leader Aimée Eubanks Davis, this five-part podcast series takes an important look at the impact a Black educator can have on a Black student’s life, and how we all can help support and strengthen the roots that help our children achieve.

Pioneers of Progress: Aimée Eubanks Davis of Braven

Across the world, education is one of the strongest predictors of life outcomes. However, access to education is uneven, and the opportunities it affords are not equally available to all. The disadvantages some students face follow them into the world of work. With Braven, Aimée Eubanks Davis is attempting to close the gap between education and employment and is contributing to UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Celebrating Women’s History Month in 2022, Capital One

During Women’s History Month, Capital One is showcasing leaders defining courage through their work, including Braven CEO and founder, Aimée Eubanks Davis. 

Braven Puts Rutgers-Newark Students On Their Path To Success

Braven’s focus is on economic mobility–not just stability–for Fellows. And, Braven Fellows are proving what’s possible, according to the 2022 Newark Jobs Report.

Rutgers-Newark Braven Fellows Outpace Peers Nationally in Strong Job Attainment, Report Says

A fellowship program at Rutgers University-Newark is increasing students’ chances to attain careers while making a significant dent in the racial and gender wealth gaps.

How to Build Your Network as a First-Generation Student

One of the reasons students, especially those from underrepresented and low-income communities, struggle to end up in good first jobs is the lack of access to a strong network. Braven CEO and founder, Aimée Eubanks Davis, shares tips for early career professionals to build their network.

Braven Offers New Mentorship Program to all Spelman Sophomores

A new partnership between Spelman College and National nonprofit Braven, will allow sophomores to become ‘Braven Fellows’ by taking a two-part career-accelerating course.

Braven partners with Spelman to help students accelerate their career path

In this conversation, Che Watkins talks about a new partnership between Spelman College and Braven that will afford Spelman sophomore students a two-part career-accelerating experience. To listen to the full conversation, click the audio player.

First-Gen Rutgers Grad Has Five Tips on Mentorship: First, It Takes a Village

Andrej Gjorgiev is a first-generation immigrant and graduate of Rutgers University-Newark’s Class of 2021. He is currently a Program Manager of Workforce Development at Braven. Here are some tips to finding mentors and maintaining your relationships with them.

Why it is imperative to help 1st-generation students get over hidden hurdles — and land that 1st job

In a new country, where his parents had no experience or networks and were working to rebuild from scratch, Degefu felt the pressure to obtain his college degree and land a job that would put him and his family on the path to economic prosperity. Little did he know, there was more to landing a job than a bachelor’s degree. Many will be surprised to learn this fact: Only 30% of our country’s 1.3 million first-generation or low-income college enrollees are predicted to land a strong job after graduation.