Assima Egbame, DC 2014
Assima Egbame participated in the Urban Alliance High School Internship Program as a senior at Coolidge Senior High School. From the very beginning of pre-work training, Assima’s punctuality, friendly attitude, and participation in activities impressed the program team. She was placed as an intern at 21st Century Fox where she became a valuable part of the team by providing administrative support. Throughout her participation in the program, Assima still found time to volunteer in her community, ultimately earning her the Hands On DC and Maignan Wilkins scholarships. Assima went on to study communication at Penn State University.