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Young People In Today’s Struggle

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Urban Financial Services Coalition invites you to a special session entitled “The Voice of Young People in Today Struggle for Equality and Equity” featuring the following graduates of the MARK I Leadership Program:  Aleece Evans – 2020 Graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University Executive Master’s Program; Michael Franklin – 60th Howard University Student Government Association Executive Vice President; Marqualo McDaniels – Risk Advisory Consultant at Dixon Hughes Goodman, LLP; and Anushka Sarkar – Senior Communications Associates, The Hub Project.  This panel of young leaders, will share their view of the current struggles facing people of color, how they are making a difference and how voices of young people can be amplified.  This powerful session is scheduled for Wednesday, July 1, 2020, 6:30 PM, EST.

Date: Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Time: 6:30 pm, EDT.

Recorded: Yes, this call will be recorded.

Location: Virtual and hosted on ZOOM

Register here at https://UFSCVoiceofYoungPeople.eventbrite.com


Aleece D. Evans

Aleece D. Evans is a recent Executive Master of Business Administration Graduate from the Virginia Commonwealth University, Class of 2020. Professionally, Aleece has spent most the last ten years dedicating her time and talents to the hospitality food Service industry in various roles. In her most current role, Aleece operated as the Retail Brands Manager of the Chick-fil-A and Subway located within the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center’s Campus under employment with Aramark. Prior to that, Aleece enjoyed managing the cafeteria at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center located in Baltimore, Maryland, also under Aramark.

Michael Franklin is a Senior Legal Communications Major from Kansas City, KS who is ready to UpgradeHU as the 60th HUSA Executive Vice President. Michael has a dense and diverse extra-curricular resume, having served as the Deputy Chief of Staff and Vice President for the Cathy Hughes School of Communications Student Council, Vice President of External Affairs for the Coalition of Activist Students Celebrating the Acceptance of Diversity and Equality (CASCADE), Chair of The Hilltop Policy Board, Vice President for the Howard University Speech and Debate Team, and Competing Member of the Howard University Mock Trial Team. Michael is also proud to have organized the Inaugural Black Speechwriters Symposium held at Howard University in 2019.

Marqualo M. McDaniels

Marqualo M. McDaniels is a recent graduate of Howard University where he received his B.B.A. in Accounting.  Marqualo has worked for several financial institution entities and has experience in the corporate realm. He is interested in fraud and forensics accounting. After graduation, Marqualo began his career as a Finance and Accounting Development Program Analyst at PNC Bank rotating through Corporate Tax, Corporate Accounting, Enterprise Risk Management Finance and Finance Capital and Liquidity Reporting. He currently works at Dixon Hughes Goodman,LLP as a Risk Advisory Consultant.

Anushka Sarkar

Anushka Sarkar works as a Senior Communications Associate with the Hub Project. Prior to joining the Hub Project she worked at Booz Allen Hamilton in the Strategic Innovation Group, where she used her strategy and communications knowledge to support federal clients in the healthcare space. Anushka is a proud 2015 alumnae of the MARK I program hosted by the Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC). Anushka is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where she studied political science and history. During her time at the University of Michigan, Anushka interned at Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, NY and later took a semester off from school to work on the campaign’s fundraising team based out of Clinton’s personal office. After returning to Ann Arbor, Anushka ran for and was successfully elected the University of Michigan student body president. Anushka and her running mate were the first two women of color to be elected to student body president and vice president in university history, and they won with the highest number of votes in university history.

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July 1, 2020
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT