“The Morehead-Cain didn’t just make a difference in my life; it made the difference.”

Sallie Krawcheck ’87 Ellevest CEO and co-founder, top ten LinkedIn Influencer, Fortune and Forbes Most Powerful Women lists

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“The Morehead-Cain experience has built in me that eternal belief that life is an adventure.”

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“This rich, uncharted journey is the continuation of steps I took as a Morehead-Cain Scholar.”

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