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STUDENT VOICE: “It was initially unnerving for me — a black, Muslim woman in high school — to be completely surrounded by non-black faces”

I first walked into the immaculate lobby of a prestigious investment banking firm in Midtown Manhattan three years ago. The thought of an internship scared me, a 17-year-old girl from the South Bronx, because I had no idea what to expect — especially from an internship in finance. Each employee I passed seemed to have […]