Wednesday, August 11, 2021: Imagine What's Next: Trailblazers Share Their Stories.

Join us for a fun, youth-led conversation centered around life after high school graduation and different paths to follow. Questions like, "What are my options? What happens during a gap year- is that a good idea? Is it okay to be undecided on my major right away?" will be answered and more. 

All registrants will receive a free ABF t-shirt!

Imagine What's Next panel of Trailblazers are there to be support for younger Trailblazers! Connect with alumane and share your personal grant experience. The event will start Wednesday, August 11, at 4:00 p.m. Register here!  


Meet Our Panelists




In 2015, Brooke used her Ann Bancroft Foundation Dare to Dream grant to spend 50 days backpacking through Alaska. This experience opened her eyes to her love of the outdoors which continues to influence her life today. Brooke recently graduated from Macalester College in St. Paul with a degree in environmental studies and educational studies. Currently, she is doing an AmeriCorps service year at a hands-on science museum in Montana where she gets to engage with the public through awesome science activities in order to increase access to science education. In her free time, she loves to bike, look at birds, read, and watch movies. 



Lolo was born and raised in Minnesota and has lived here her entire life. She is a first-generation American to Nigerian immigrants. She played multiple sports growing up, primarily basketball in childhood and high school. In 2015, Lolo used her Ann Bancroft Foundation Let Me Play grant to continue her passion on an AAU traveling team. In college, she attended the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and majored in Finance and Risk Management Insurance. She is currently pursuing a career in acting as well as working towards attending Graduate School.


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