"I can't sit down and not do anything, so I felt like educating myself on the system itself and just being able to know that I can be that resource for somebody else was so fulfilling for me, it goes beyond just the job title of a lawyer."
This episode of Strength in the Midst of Change features Keirra Scott, a 2020 CEW+ AAUW Mary Elizabeth Bittman Memorial Scholar and LSA undergraduate student. Keirra was recently selected to be a Transfer Student Ambassador for the National Institute for the Study of Transfer Students. Keirra shares her insights about her aspirations to break cycles of generational poverty and to be a mentor to others. Make sure to listen to the end to hear her advice on the importance of having strong support systems in your life.
Resiliency is best demonstrated in times of challenges. Join CEW+ Director Tiffany Marra as she talks to students, staff, faculty, and community members connected to the University of Michigan’s Center for the Education of Women+ (CEW+) in our podcast, Strength in the Midst of Change. Through this podcast, CEW+ seeks to create a safe place where you will be inspired by the stories of everyday people. Originally created to document the challenges resulting from COVID-19, CEW+ has expanded the podcast to include stories of combating racism through individual and organizational action. This podcast will continue to evolve as societal challenges shift over time.