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25 From 25: Matthew Alexander

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Matthew Alexander, Student, Wayne State University Winning Futures Class of 2017 Matthew was a smart kid who didn’t prioritize school when he was a student at Cass Technical High School in Detroit. His mentor Jack Dolan, executive vice president of the Americas at A2Mac1 – Automotive Benchmarking, inspired Matthew to … Read More »

25 From 25: Lourin Younan

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Lourin Younan, Undergraduate Student, Wayne State University Winning Futures Class of 2016 Lourin immigrated to the United States from Iraq when she was 8 years old. She’d struggled with self-confidence from trying to juggle her new American life and her Chaldean identity. As a senior at Madison High School, Lourin … Read More »

25 From 25: Katie Pusz

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Katie Pusz, Marketing Communications Specialist, ImageSoft, Inc., Winning Futures Class of 2013 As a student at Warren Mott High School (Warren), Katie struggled to overcome anorexia while trying to figure out what she would do after high school. Her mentor, Ashley Fordyce, school and community relations coordinator at Extra Credit Union, … Read More »

The Impact of Mentorship

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Fawjia Yeasmin, Winning Futures Class of 2018 and current freshman at the University of Michigan – Dearborn. Do you remember what it was like preparing for life after high school? I do, and it wasn’t pretty. For me, the realization that whatever decisions I made would effect my life forever … Read More »

Winning Futures’ New Board Member – Olga Alavanou

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The Winning Future’ Board of Directors has recently gained another new member, Olga Alavanou. Olga is the Executive Vice President at Yazaki North America, a tier one automotive supplier of electrical distribution systems, instrumentation and electronics. Olga is responsible for Yazaki’s GM, Ford and Fiat-Chrysler business units. She helps to … Read More »

Shannan B Lucas’ Story

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I’m now 21, no children and work and attend Wayne State University. Since Winning Futures  I have encountered some challenges that may seem more severe than others. After graduating high school in 2011 I proceeded to college as a normal high school student is expected to. I went to WCCCD … Read More »