Raven W


21 Years Old 



“I feel like I have a purpose to fulfill. I am in the final stretch of college, and I am hoping to make changes in the foster system so that those after me can live their lives without some of the struggles that my fellow peers or I went through.”

Raven has great ambition to help make a difference in other people’s lives. She is a member of the Ohio Youth Advisory Board, the Young Adult Advisory Council, and the Mentee Advisory Council through College Now. She is also the president of three clubs at her university.

Once she graduates, Raven plans to open an art studio space where anyone can receive trauma resources and learn about art as a healing tool. She hopes to partner with other local organizations to provide counseling through her studio, as well. Raven’s determination to make a difference and brighten other people’s lives is what keeps her going.

Team(s) or Cohort(s)
2023 Outstanding Young Leaders