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Welcome to Our New Education Specialist, Marshawna Williams!



On behalf of the Black United Fund Board and Staff, we would like to congratulate and welcome Marshawna Williams to the BUF team! A former ACCESS Scholarship Recipient ('08), Marshawna will graduate this spring from the University of Portland with a degree in Marketing Management. At the Black United Fund, Marshawna takes on the position of Education Specialist, and will be in charge of our ASPIRE mentor program, the Scholarship Writing Workshops, College Fair, and ACCESS Scholarship. We are so pleased and excited to see our program truly come full circle, with a former scholarship recipient returning to the organization to head and develop this program. We cannot say enough that investing in our youth and their education is an investment in our future, of which Marshawna is living proof. We look forward to the continued development of our programs and working with a team that is truly passionate and dedicated to the empowerment of our community. Welcome again, Marshawna! We are so fortunate to have you!