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25 BLACK WOMEN WHO ARE CHANGING THE WORLD

Amber Scott, Leap Year Founder and Executive Director, was recently recognized by Black Enterprise as one of “25 Black Women Who are Changing the World”! Check out Amber listed alongside amazing women like Ava Duvernay, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Kamala Harris, and many more!

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6 Black Social Entrepreneurs

http://gathergoodatl.com/6-black-social-entrepreneurs-taking-atlanta-by-storm/ Drawing inspiration from her family Amber Scott founded Leap Year, an organization equipping first-generation students with a successful college experience and just wrapped up her beta cohort. Amber was also the inaugural president of Atlanta’s Social Enterprise Alliance. 2.27.17 – Gather Good, “6 Black Social Entrepreneurs Taking Atlanta By Storm” by Kristyn Back

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Bridging the Gap for First Generation Collegiates

Article Link “Education is the most powerful weapon with which you can use to change the world,” captures your attention upon landing on the Leap Year website. The quote by Nelson Mandela has good reason for being front and center on the homepage. Leap Year Founder and Executive Director, Amber Scott, uses education every day…

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