Queens to Kraft: Kareem Edwards

It’s time for our first Profiles in Color video! Check it out:

Profiles in Color: Kareem Edwards — https://youtu.be/yiu3vxYrd4E

Kareem grew up in a single parent household in Queens, NY. A first-generation college student, he received a full-tuition scholarship through the Posse Foundation to DePauw University. While at DePauw, Kareem received a degree in Mathematics and met his wife, Janelle.

He went on to work at companies including Lehman Brothers, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Kraft-Heinz. As a true leader in the workplace and community, he was honored by being selected into Chicago Crain’s 20 in their 20s Inauguration Class. Visit camitha.com to hear his story.

Find out more about the education organization, Camitha, here: http://www.camithalaurent.org/.

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