Je’nique Harewood (MBA ’21) has received the Leslie Adkins Endowed Scholarship from The Consortium.
The prestigious scholarship is based on moral character, commitment to scholarship and volunteerism, and service to humanity. Harewood is one of six candidates to earn the award this year and the first at UNC Kenan-Flagler to receive this award.
Harewood is represents the very best of UNC Kenan-Flagler’s core values: excellence, leadership, integrity, inclusion, community and teamwork. She is a Consortium member, club leader, Business Communication Center consultant, teaching assistant and Kenan Scholar. She and her classmates founded the Black Business Student Association (BBSA) and she now serves as its co-president, leading the way for future student leaders.
Born and raised in Trinidad and Tobago, Harewood moved to Washington, D.C. where she attended Howard University. She has worked with nonprofit organizations and as an operations director in private wealth management at Morgan Stanley. At UNC Kenan-Flagler she is focusing on marketing and data analytics and will join Verizon after she graduates.
The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management is the preeminent organization in the U.S. for promoting diversity and fostering inclusion in American business and MBA education. UNC Kenan-Flagler been a member of the Consortium since 1973, the first Southern institution and sixth overall to join.