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Jada Salazar

Last updated 03/13/2023

Jada is majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in Risk Management in USC’s Marshall School, and as part of Marshall’s Honors Program she will graduate with a distinctive degree in Marketing. She is also minoring in Law and Psychology. As the first black female president of Marshall’s Business Student Government, she was able to drastically change recruitment practices and diversified the programs and resources offered to all Marshall students regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, transfer status, etc. She has participated in the Coury Leadership Program and she serves as a College Board AP Council member advocating for students and their need for equitable resources. In February of last year, as part of the celebration of Black History Month, the USC Emeriti Center and the University Club sponsored a moderated conversation, “USC Black Women Leaders: An Intergenerational Conversation.” Jada participated, representing her generation of current undergraduate students. Last summer she worked at Medcomps Corporation as an Administrative Assistant Intern, a consulting firm that creates innovative services in the tech industry. She is a member of the GIS, a risk management society on campus.

Currently, she interns for Marsh, the largest global risk broker firm, in their Global Risk Management team. She plans to join full-time in July. Her life goal is to create a non-profit organization for foster youth, like herself, to thrive in. Through her training in Business Management, she is motivated to learn, grow and excel in the business and legal industry.