The A Better Chance Alumni Takeover

To bring the 1,000 Alumni Challenge to a new level, the A Better Chance National Advisory Council is hosting an Alumni Takeover on social media from Saturday, May 23 to Saturday, May 30! The event features incredibly talented Alumni who want to share their experiences and insight with the greater A Better Chance community.

The details of the sessions are below. Click here to contribute to the 1,000 Alumni Challenge.

Topic Hosts Date Time Where
Creating Blockbuster Promo Content David Cox, New Canaan A Better Chance, 2005 (Creative Marketing Writer / Producer at HBO)
Shauna Pinkett (Actress / Writer)
Saturday, May 23 12:00 PM EST Facebook Live
The Creative's Journey Shola Adisa Farrar, Lick-Wilmerding High School, 2002 (Chart-topping Singer, Actress, and US Music Ambassador)
Aina Fadina (Creative Executive, Founder of 'I of Africa' digital series) 
Michella Ore, Bentley School, 2002 (Music & Fashion Journalist and Writer)
Saturday, May 23 1:00 PM EST Facebook Live
Rhythm + Flow Yoga Justin Ifill, Groton School, 2002 (Founder of Ifill Yoga) Sunday, May 24 10:00 AM EST Zoom
Finance Executive Panel

Joe Lewis, St. Mark's School, 1997 (Managing Director, Jefferies)
Roger Manzano, Wilton A Better Chance, 2002 (Primary Business Analyst, Samsung Electronics America)
Anthony Shropshire, Winchester A Better Chance, 2000 (
 

Tuesday, May 26 12:00 PM EST Facebook Live
Transitioning to Private School Auysha Muhayya, Middlesex School, 1991 (US Learning Support Coordinator, Sidwell Friends School)
Jahari Shelton, Sidwell Friends School, 2019
Nathaniel Potts, Sidwell Friends School, 2018
 
Wednesday, May 27 12:00 PM EST Zoom
How to Get into Wharton Business School Michelle Gittens, Phillips Academy, 1999 (A Better Chance Board Member, MBA Admissions Consultant) Wednesday, May 27 12:00 PM EST Facebook Live
Ask Me Anything: Careers in Law

Lisa Brice (Corporate Attorney, BurgherGray)
Reggie Snipes, Deerfield Academy, 2005 (Corporate Counsel, PetVet Care Centers)
Jasmine Wade, Westminster School, 2006 (Title IX Investigator, New York University)

Thursday, May 28 12:00 PM EST Facebook Live
From Brownsville to Broadway

Jelani Alladin, New Canaan A Better Chance, 2010 (Award-winning Broadway, TV & Film Actor and Singer)
Shauna Pinkett (Actress / Writer)

Friday, May 29 12:00 PM EST Facebook Live
Transitioning to Private School Auysha Muhayya, Middlesex School, 1991, (US Learning Support Coordinator, Sidwell Friends School) Saturday May 30 12:00 PM EST Zoom
A Better Chance Alumni Virtual Dance Party

Saleem Ahmed, Pomfret School, 2003, (DJ And2)

Saturday May 30 6:00 - 8:00 PM EST Instagram Live