Congratulations to the 2022 B.O.S.S.
As part of our commitment to helping young Black women achieve educational excellence, The MGAM Scholarship Foundation helps ease the financial burden for deserving high school graduates across the country. For the 2022-2023 school year, the Foundation was pleased to award two students with a $1,000 scholarship each:
Meet Kawama Wilson – Kawama is from Newark, New Jersey. She graduated from North Star Academy Charter School. Kawama will be attending North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro in the Fall and majoring in Education.
How does Ayana celebrate the beauty, power, and resilience of Black women? “I honor black women’s power, beauty, and resilience by choosing to educate myself like so many of the Black women before me. In doing so I contribute to the blueprint for which Black women are creating change, innovating, and leading.”
Meet Ayana Askew – Ayana is from Norfolk, Virginia. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School. Ayana will be attending Spelman College in Atlanta in the Fall and majoring in English.
How does Ayana celebrate the beauty, power, and resilience of Black women? “By taking the time to understand my heritage and embrace everything society teaches us to be ashamed of, from our hair to our skin color, to our history, and most significantly, our black voice.”