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Leadership Brainery

Amabassador Program

An intensive three-year cohort-based program that equips extraordinary first-generation and diverse college student leaders with the skills and resources to prepare for postgraduate education, build inclusive networks, and gain access to impactful and high-wage careers.


Through the generous support of our donors and partners, we are able to offer the LBA program tuition-free.


Identify as first-generation

and/or racially diverse


Average G.P.A


Undergraduate schools represented

Monthly Office Hours

Ambassadors have access to office hours one day each month with LB Staff. Focus includes support & advisement with:

  • school/life balance

  • motivation strategies

  • undergraduate demands

  • community engagement & internships

  • goal setting & execution



Ambassadors attend eight virtual A.S.S.E.M.B.L.E meetings focused on inspiring:

(A)mbassadors who,

(S)upport one another,

(S)erve their communities,

(E)xcel academically,

(M)obilize their peers,

(B)uild meaningful relationships,

(L)ead courageously, and

(E)mpower the world.

Postgraduate School Test Preparation and Admissions Coaching

Ambassadors receive standardized test preparation and materials, along with a personal admissions coach who will:

  • answer all admissions-related questions

  • help create a study plan

  • edit & revise personal, diversity, & addendum statements

  • provide financial aid & negotiation tips

  • connect students with alumni from their schools of interest

Annual National

Impact Summit

Ambassadors will:

  • learn from inspirational speakers about their leadership & professional journeys

  • engage with recruiters from top postgraduate programs about the admission process

  • network with peers

AbdulBasit Ajeigbe

AbdulBasit Ajeigbe

Pomona College

Javonni Ayers

Javonni Ayers

South Carolina State University

Toibat Ayankunbi

Toibat Ayankunbi

Rutgers University

Gabrielle	Zwi

Gabrielle Zwi

Columbia University

Roderick Bishop

Roderick Bishop

South Carolina State University

Sydni Britton

Sydni Britton

Fordham University

Asia Clark

Asia Clark

Bethune Cookman University

Danielle Geathers

Danielle Geathers

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Deep Patel

Deep Patel

Boston University

Olukemi Green

Olukemi Green

The George Washington University

Gaston Niyitegeka

Gaston Niyitegeka

Hendrix College

Arinzeolisa Uddoh

Arinzeolisa Uddoh

Amherst College

  • Undergraduate Schools Represented
    Amherst College Bethune Cookman University Boston University Bowie State University Brandeis University Columbia University Fisk University Florida State University Fordham University The George Washington University Hamilton College Harvard University Hendrix College Long Island University Post Marquette University Massachusetts Institute of Technology Michigan State University Mississippi Valley State University Northeastern University Pomona College Princeton University Rutgers University South Carolina State University Spelman College Stanford University Tougaloo College University of California, Davis University of Connecticut University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • LBAs' Areas of Study
    ​​​​​​African Studies American Studies Arabic Biochemistry Biology Biomedical sciences Business - Marketing Business Administration Business Data Analytics Chemistry Communications Comparative Women's Studies Computer Science Criminal Justice East Asian Studies Economics English Environment & Society Government Health: Science, Society, and Policy Hospitality Management Human Rights International Relations Management Science and Engineering Mechanical Engineering Media Studies Philosophy Political Science Psychology Public Policy Robotics Sociology
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