Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Hidden Stories of First-Generation Broncos

 

Welcome to my first podcast series titled Wealth & Ethics, Hidden Stories of First-Generation Broncos: Money, Education, and Opportunity. My name is Amanuel Bizuneh and I am currently a senior at Santa Clara University. I have always been fascinated by the differences that make up our human species. Despite our odds, we have made an effort to live amongst one another for better and for worse. At Santa Clara University, Many individuals experience a variety of advantages that some student's don't get to enjoy. The episodes on this podcast series aim to shed light on wealth and how it is played out on campus. In this episode, I provide insight on my background and the unconventional path I took to make it to college.

 

Welcome to the series of Podcasts on Wealth and Ethics: Hidden Stories of First-Generation Broncos: Money, Education, and Opportunity. Today we take a closer look at the life of Helen Kassa and her day to day interactions as a first year on this campus. Helen has taken the untraditional route in her family to move on from high school and attend a 4 year university. Despite overcoming an array of hardships, Helen epitomizes the qualities of a hardworking young adult who strives for excellence in all ways possible.

 

Welcome to the series of Podcasts on Wealth and Ethics: Hidden Stories of First-Generation Broncos: Money, Education, and Opportunity. Today we take a closer look at the life of the Gates Millennium Scholar, and his day to day interactions as the first in his family on a college campus. Despite his hardships, Jonathon strives towards excellence through his accomplishments, achievements and leadership positions on campus.

 

Welcome to the series of Podcasts on Wealth and Ethics: Hidden Stories of First-Generation Broncos: Money, Education, and Opportunity. Today we take a closer look at the life of Shikiko and her day to day interactions as the first in her family to attend a college campus. Despite her hardships, Shikiko strives towards excellence through her accomplishments, achievements and leadership positions on campus.

 

Welcome to the series of Podcasts on Wealth and Ethics: Hidden Stories of First-Generation Broncos: Money, Education, and Opportunity. Today we take a closer look at the life of Cesar and his day to day interactions as the first in his family to experience life on a college campus. Despite his hardships, Cesar strives to achieve excellence through his accomplishments, achievements and leadership positions on and off campus.

 

Welcome to the series of Podcasts on Wealth and Ethics: Hidden Stories of First-Generation Broncos: Money, Education, and Opportunity. Today we take a closer look at the life of Bjørn and his day to day interactions as the first in his family to experience life on a college campus. Despite his hardships as a White, low-income Male, Bjørn strives to achieve excellence through his accomplishments, achievements and leadership positions on campus.