Voices of opportunity
Powerful, first-hand stories and personal reflections from the front lines of the Opportunity Movement.
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Three’s A Charm: Steventh Cordero, James Delgado, and Jarvin Gutierrez Find Success Together at Amazon
Steventh, James, and Jarvin graduated from Year Up South Florida within a year of each other and have been promoted to IT roles at the same time at Amazon.See more
John Corkum Takes Flight In His New Career
The Year Up Wilmington graduate, who came to the U.S. at 14 years old, now works full-time in client services at JPMorgan Chase.See more
A connection worth making for Emily Lopez
The Year Up graduate came from Venezuela with just one bag and now works on United Airlines’ domestic pricing team.See more
National Capital Region
A discovery for Niaya Williams: Changing the narrative
The Year Up National Capital Region graduate, having felt empowered to break into the tech field, now works in process management at Capital One.See more
Abby Garcia Pushes the Wayfair Experience Forward
A talent for collaboration and project management has made Abby a vital part of the company’s ambitious vision.See more
Preparation, dedication open doors for Ainsley Morgan
A graduate of Year Up Charlotte’s Career Accelerator program, Ainsley now works full time at Wells Fargo.See more