Meet Our Intern: Welcome Connie!

We are excited to welcome our newest addition to the I Choose To Win family. And in traditional I Choose To Win fashion, we celebrated her arrival with a casual, backyard dinner with those volunteers able to attend.

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With hopes and aspirations of being a publicist one day, and possessing a strong marketing background, Connie’s skill sets prove advantageous to help support I Choose To Win’s initiatives in meaningful ways. When asked why she applied for this position, the future publicist shared:

“I think this internship is a good fit for me because I stand behind its mission wholeheartedly. As a young, black girl, I constantly doubted my worth and skill, because I attended a predominantly white school. I had to prove to everyone that I was just as beautiful, intelligent and goal-oriented as any other student. I chose to work hard, regardless of the criticism and hatred I received and blossomed into the young woman I am today. Being a part of an organization that stresses the importance of women empowerment is important to me because although it took me a while, I have found the power within myself and want to help others find theirs.” — Connie B., IUP Senior 2017

Join us in welcoming Connie!