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Meet the 2023 Dream Big Dinner scholar speakers

At the 2023 Dream Big Dinner, two exceptional College Possible Wisconsin graduates, Nurhasanah Harun and Maria del Carmen Rosales, will share their stories of hope and resilience, as we celebrate them and their peers of this year’s graduating class.

Harun graduated from UW-Milwaukee in December of ‘22 with her degree in criminology. Prior to her final semester, she spent the summer in Washington D.C. as an intern for Senator Tammy Baldwin’s office through the National Summer Learning Association.

Following Harun’s once-in-a-lifetime internship opportunity, she became a college access coach with College Possible Wisconsin. She is supporting high school juniors at Casimir Pulaski, the same high school she attended. With interest in law and science, she has her eyes set on law school or medical school. At Dream Big Dinner, Harun will share her journey from College Possible Wisconsin scholar, to graduate, to coach.

Maria del Carmen Rosales is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. This spring, she will earn her degree in health promotion and health equity with minors in Chicano and Latino studies, and gender and women’s studies. With interest in community health/wellness, health education, and community-based participatory research, she hopes to return to school after two gap years to pursue her master’s in public health.

Rosales is both a College Possible Wisconsin scholar and All-In Milwaukee recipient, receiving support from both organizations throughout her college career. After graduating, she will work as a researcher at a research center. Rosales will share how being both a College Wisconsin scholar and All-In Milwaukee recipient shaped her college experience.

The event is sold out, but all are welcome to our virtual celebration!

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