October Member of the Month

Kendra Thomas

October Member of the Month

Current occupation/place of employment: Marketing Program Support Specialist/Tyco Integrated Security

University(s); Degree(s) obtained: University of Connecticut; B.S. Digital Marketing and Analytics

What impact do you want to have on your community?
My hope has always been to encourage and empower those in my community to be their best selves. The impact I would want to have on my community is one that would leave people feeling as if they can do and achieve whatever they set out do.

What originally brought you to ULBCYPN?
Being new to the area, I hoped to gain connections with like-minded people while using the network as a way to develop professionally and personally.

What do you enjoy about being a YP member?
There are so many opportunities for one to be involved and the warm feeling I’ve had at each event I’ve attended.

What is your dream job (a fun one)?
My dream job is to be a brand manager for a celebrity or athlete.

Favorite quote:
“You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.” Shirley Chisholm

What else can you tell us about yourself?
I am a huge supporter of the #BlackGirlMagic movement and will deem just about anything Black girl magical. I’ve even done a TED talk about #BlackGirlMagic

Nominate Someone Today!

Have you noticed a YPN member stepping up, taking action, and making a difference in the movement? If so, nominate them today for Member of the Month and help us highlight the amazing work of our members!

Remember, Member involvement is truly where progress is built!
Contact YPN_membership@ulbcfl.org for more info.

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