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Jada Salazar

Last updated 08/05/2023

Jada majored in Business Administration with an emphasis in Risk Management in USC’s Marshall School, and was part of Marshall’s Honors Program she graduated with a distinctive degree in Marketing. She also minored 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 served as a College Board AP Council member advocating for students and their need for equitable resources. In February of 2022, 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. In the summer of 2022, 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.

Jada graduated in May 2023. Her life goal is to create a non-profit organization for foster youth, like herself, to thrive in.