Founders

Kevin Chik

From: New York, NY

High School: Eastside Community High School

College: Syracuse University

Job: Senior Consultant at KPMG US

Without scholarships, I wouldn't be fortunate enough to be where I am, doing what I am doing. I believe that I have to pay it forward for other people in similar situations.

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Brian H. Ford

From: Harlem, NY

High School: Buxton School

College: Syracuse University

Job: Senior Financial Analyst at Boston Consulting Group

"Work hard, be somebody. Be more than what you see in the mirror" - Lil Wayne

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Brandon D. Glasgow

From: Brooklyn, NY

High School: Boerum Hill School for International Studies

College: Syracuse University

Job: Senior Consultant at Cognizant Technology Solutions

I want to show kids who come from where I come from, that being a “boss” isn’t unattainable. It’s a strategic hustle that requires the right guidance and exposure. Scholarship is an achievable path. Scholar and a Dream can help you get there. 

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Brad Hester

From: Bronx, NY

High School: All Hallows High School

College: Syracuse University

Job: Field Engineer at Thermo Fisher Scientific

Scholarship and mentorship were two of the things that allowed me to achieve my goals of graduating from college.

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Derick K. Odei

From: Boston, MA

High School: Brighton High School

College: Syracuse University

Job: Career & Internship Coordinator at Downtown Brooklyn YABC

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Ademar Perez

From: Harlem, NY

High School: Millennium High School

College: Syracuse University

Job: Agile Team Coach at Xero

Educational equity is imperative for future leaders from underrepresented communities. Career development, scholarship, and college retention are ways in which our organization is driving this mission forward.

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Frank Rosario

From: Sleepy Hollow, NY

High School: Sleepy Hollow High School

College: Syracuse University

Job: Senior Underwriting Associate at Zurich North America

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Warsame Yusuf

From: Boston, MA

High School: Boston Latin Academy

College: Syracuse University

Job: Senior Financial Analyst at Honeywell

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Scholar and A Dream Inc.

Founded Location: New York, NY

Founding Date: November 13th, 2018

Scholar and a dream is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated towards enhancing the lives of students of color through career development, scholarship, and mentorship.

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