Our Rising Leaders speak their truths about challenges, superpowers, and how they pay it forward. Check out their stories to learn how MLT is changing the lives of individuals, their families, and their communities. We’re constantly inspired by our amazing Rising Leaders, whose talent and tenacity make the world better.
Impact Portfolio: We Are MLT
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"MLT prepared me to go to the right business school for me. Armed with that degree, the relationships, and the skills developed, I am in the most marketable position…"
"MLT was critical in helping me earn a spot at the Chicago Booth School of Business, one of the top business schools in the world. Through MLT's Super Day, I earned my job at Adobe, a thriving tech firm the Bay Area."
"MLT helped me recognize my potential and create a clear picture and roadmap for obtaining my professional goals."
"My superpower is my ability to continue to press forward despite the obstacles that are in my way...I have faced many challenges that should have brought me down, but I continued to fight and succeed to tell my story."
"MLT, not once but twice, helped me elevate my personal definition of what it meant to be successful in my professional life."
"The familial bond at MLT is hard to explain. There are all these people of color who see you in these spaces, and want to help."
"I wouldn't be here today in the role that I'm in without the investment and powerful words of inspiration by the MLT coaches, and network, and family."
"Sounding boards, reality checks, shoulders to cry on, tough love, and celebrations are just a subset of experiences I have called upon the MLT community for over the last 13 years."
"It’s very fulfilling to have a chance to give back to students who are in the same position that I was a couple of years ago."
"An MBA will have a huge impact on my career and financial trajectory and will afford me the opportunity to reach my long-term goals sooner."
"The career preparation I received in MLT and business school allowed me to secure a job making more than three times what I was earning before school."
"By giving me the initial tools and network to build, grow and evolve professionally and personally, MLT has increased my social capital and financial earning potential."
"My career coach, Michelle, taught me to zoom out and contextualize my internships and early-career work environments as investments for my growth as a working professional."
"With MLT, I gained admission to an elite MBA program, a soft internship offer before I started my MBA program, and a national network of MBA's across the country."
"MLT elevated my personal and professional aspirations because it let me know that I belong in any of these professional circles."
"Before, I had a very narrow view of what a 'career' meant and what my potential was. Now, I have the confidence to pursue a life of financial freedom for myself and my descendants."
"...the things I learned about myself in MLT and in business school have not only been a boon to my professional successes, but they have played a surprisingly integral role in building and improving relationships with my friends and family."
"MLT gave me the confidence, focus and support network to gain acceptance at a range of top business schools, and it kick-started my post-MBA career exploration."
"I now have a broad network across a diverse array of fields that I can call on for inspiration, career opportunities, or a laugh."
"Whether it's an interview or presenting to senior leaders, I'm always ready to deliver, and to go above and beyond expectations"