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Caroline White, Class of 2026, highlights a conversation on women and leadership the scholars participated in with Kathryn Black, former strategic advisor and financial services executive with Bank of America.

Asiah Graham, Class of 2026, writes about the guest lecture on DEI that was presented by LaChaun Banks,  Kenan-Flagler Professor the Practice and Kenan Institute Research Fellow.

Ryan Crowell, ’24 , highlights projects and activities for the Black History Month campaign sponsored by UBP Community Equity and Inclusion board. Crowell is a senior scholar and member of the CEI Board.

Raven Heyward, a Luther Hodges Scholar from the Class of 2026 and Founder of DiversifyHER podcast, writes of her interview with Dr. Kim Allen, Executive Director of the Luther Hodges Scholars program and Founder and Coach of Find Your Way Coaching. She shares moments from the podcast interview  that resonated with her.

Describing the Fireside Chat with Kenan Institute Distinguished Fellow Dr. Josh Lerner as phenomenal, Khushi Jain, Class of 2025, provides some takeaways from his visit with Luther Hodges Scholars.

Liz Barteldt, Class of 2025, shares insights she gained while attending GreenBiz, a premier conference held annually for sustainable business leaders. 

Lucia Park, Class of 2026, shares her experience as a new scholar embarking on orientation weekend.

Merytt Haney, Class of 2024, shares her experience from the All Scholars Welcome Back Dinner.

A graduate of the Class of 2021, Jessie LaMasse shares about her Carolina experience, her professional journey, and lessons learned along the way.

From mentoring scholars, to presenting at events and providing guidance as a member of the program’s Advisory Council, Rob Mazzoni’s contributions to Luther Hodges Scholars have deeply strengthened our community. Read more about Rob’s story and his impact on the program.

In addition to his role as Chief Economist, Dr. Gerald Cohen teaches the Luther Hodges Scholars research course and serves as a faculty advisor for scholars’ honors theses. Dr. Cohen shares more on his professional experiences, the value of research and the importance of paying it forward.

Sasha Surkin, Class of 2025, shares her story of Friendsgiving 2023, hosted by the Scholar Leadership Council.