Dawdu Mahama-Amantanah (Year Up Class of July 2011, Fund Accountant at State Street, currently attending UMassBoston). Mr. Mahama-Amantanah delivers a poignant challenge to the Coalition for Community College Rally attendees – business leaders, government officials, community leaders, and citizens alike – to think differently about the challenges facing working young adults at community colleges throughout the Commonwealth, many of whom are attempting to earn a degree and a livable wage while pursuing a relevant degree or certificate in a competitive market. He illustrates a vision for his future – one he had revived while interning at J.P. Morgan Chase, and is now refining at State Street Investments. He parallels his journey with those of current community college students; too many of their roadmaps for the future reach an impasse during college, blocking them from the jobs they seek and the economy where their talent is needed.
April 11, 2012 at 7:28am
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