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Braven recognized as an Inaugural McNulty Prize Catalyst Fund recipient

The McNulty Foundation announced the inaugural recipients of the McNulty Prize Catalyst Fund, a new fund at the Aspen Institute to support innovative social ventures at vital inflection points. A total of $110,000 will be granted to six organizations around the world that have proven results and show great potential for further impact. Each is led by an Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) Fellow using their entrepreneurial spirit and expertise to address critical global problems.

2017-2018 IMPACT REPORT

With more than 1,000 Fellows in our community, we are creating a new talent strategy for our nation’s next generation of leaders. Braven Fellows continue to outpace the national average for quality job attainment, and Fellows still in school are persisting and securing internships at inspiring rates.

You’ve got this Fellows. Live Your Legacy.

Lupe Ruiz, a proud member of Braven’s first class of Fellows at National Louis University, made a commitment to herself that she would work extremely hard to chase after her dreams and live her legacy. That’s exactly why she enrolled at National Louis University. Read her story.

My First Experience Networking

Ashley Delgado, 2018 Fellow, has a passion for feminism and was determined to find a networking event surrounding women empowerment. Read about her experience at WIN – Women in Leadership Panel — a dynamic discussion for women that are leading in various industries.

Life Lessons from My Leadership Coach

Ashley Delgado, Spring 2018 Fellow and Program and Operations Intern, shares the life lessons she’s gained from having an incredible Leadership Coach at Braven.

Eubanks-Davis Makes Essence’s 50 Black Women Founders to Watch List

This November, Braven Founder & CEO, Aimée Eubanks Davis, was featured as #13 on Essence Magazine’s 50 Black Women Founders to Watch list.

2016-2017 Braven Impact Report

Last year, we doubled in size becoming a diverse community of 540 Fellows, and are on pace to double again this school year. Braven Fellows continue to outpace the national average for quality job attainment in less than half the time. And Fellows still in school are persisting and securing internships at inspiring rates. As a community, we have a lot to be proud of, and also so much work ahead.

The Unexpected Value of the Liberal Arts

In his new book, You Can Do Anything: the Surprising Power of a ‘Useless’ Liberal Arts Education, New York Times bestselling author George Anders tells the story of Braven Rutgers-Newark Fellow Dyllan and Leadership Coach Josmar to illustrate the transformational nature of built-in career support for first-generation college students.