Braven was recently named a Gucci Changemakers Impact Fund recipient and was celebrated at Gucci’s popup in Chicago this weekend. Fellows were provided the opportunity to meet with executives and celebrities including Gucci CEO Marco Bizzarri.
Braven’s Founder & CEO Aimée Eubanks Davis was selected by the Obama Foundation to join the second ever Fellows class in 2019!
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.
Braven’s mission is to empower untapped and underrepresented college students with the skills, confidence, networks, and experiences they need to put their education to work. This is possible only if we know exactly what is working. To that end, we’re eager to share our 2017-2018 Annual Impact Report.
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.
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.
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.
Aimee Eubanks Davis, Braven’s Founder and CEO, made Essence’s 50 Black Women Founders to Watch List. “If you want to know what it really takes to launch, run and grow a business, just watch Black women work”.
Braven’s mission is to empower untapped and underrepresented college students with the skills, confidence, networks, and experiences they need to put their education to work. This is possible only if we know exactly what is working. To that end, we’re eager to share our 2016-2017 Braven Impact Report.
In his new book, You Can Do Anything: The Surprising Power of a ‘Useless’ Liberal Arts Education, 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.