Success Stories

Hundreds of thousands of students succeed in college with assistance from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and its programs. These are a few of their stories.

Kanetra Washington

A_NEW_KanetraKanetra Washington is a proud alumna of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Holding a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism and mass communications with a concentration in public relations, Kanetra took a detour in her pursuits to work in her field when she attended the Thurgood Marshall Annual Leadership Institute Recruitment Conference and Career Fair.

“Merging academics with developmental and networking skills over the course of one weekend, the structure of this conference forced me to immerse in activities needed to make the necessary transition from academics to the workforce,” she states.  By interacting in various social settings, Kanetra narrowed her decision to one company: AT&T.



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