Every year, the Point Foundation awards a collection of deserving LGBT students in college and graduate school scholarships to continue their education and enable them to give back to the communities from which they came. All of the Point Scholars have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership within their communities, despite facing harsh discrimination, rejection, and homophobia from those communities, and sometimes even from their own families. Every Point Scholar is paired with a professional mentor and receives training to further cultivate their leadership skills. As an MBA student at the MIT Sloan School of Management from 2013-2015, Samir Luther is focusing on operational excellence and change management through data analytics. He is passionate about sustainable economic development through information and communication technology and financial inclusion. Continue reading about the award on Advocate.
Luther named 2014 Point Foundation Scholar
July 14, 2014