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Get to know the CEO: Melissa Leitzell

Golden Key is proud to introduce our very own Chief Executive Officer, Melissa Leitzell. Melissa has been working at Golden Key for 13 years. She started working at Golden Key as the Vice President in 2009 and was promoted to CEO in 2019.  “As a

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GK 2022 Scholarship Recipient: Buntle Khumalo
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GK Scholarships 2021: Buntle Khumalo

Golden Key is happy to introduce Buntle Khumalo, one of Golden Key’s 2021 Outstanding Member Award winners. Buntle earned her Bachelor of Commerce, Law in 2018 from the University of Johannesburg.  “I am honoured to receive the Outstanding Member Award and hope to continue demonstrating

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GK Scholarships 2021: Julia Beker

Golden Key is happy to introduce Julia Beker, one of Golden Key’s 2021 Outstanding Member Award winners. Julia studies psychology at the University of Canterbury. “I am honoured and humbled to receive the Golden Key Outstanding Member Award for 2021,” Julia says. “This year with

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Lessons I learned studying abroad in Malawi

Studying abroad has been a profound part of both my personal and academic careers for the past eight years. I have been profoundly blessed with the places I have been able to travel to, including Ecuador, Peru, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and most recently, Malawi,

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Golden Key Spotlight: Rakin Hasan

Tapping into your network is a valuable tool for any working professional and Rakin Hasan is the perfect example of how rewarding networking can be. A Golden Key Alumni, former President of the Macquarie University chapter, and currently a Senior Analyst in the Technology &

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GK Scholarships: Carla Ramazan

Golden Key is ecstatic to introduce Carla Ramazan, one of Golden Key’s 2020 Undergraduate Achievement Award winners. Carla was born in Bucharest, Romania, but grew up primarily in Reno, Nevada. She graduated in May 2021 from the University of Texas at Dallas with a Bachelor

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GK Scholarships: Michael Kehinde

Golden Key is thrilled to introduce Michael Kehinde, one of Golden Key’s 2020 Undergraduate Achievement Award winners. Michael is from Hamilton, Canada, and is a graduate of the Mechatronics Engineering and Management program at McMaster University. “I am pleased and delighted to receive the Undergraduate

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GK Scholarships: Hannah Via

Golden Key is delighted to introduce Hannah Via, one of Golden Key’s 2020 Undergraduate Achievement Award winners. Hannah attends the American Public University. “Winning this award is personal confirmation for me that hard work, dedication, and perseverance pay off,” says Hannah. Hannah considers herself a

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GK Scholarships: Tushar Sood

Golden Key is pleased to introduce Tushar Sood, one of Golden Key’s 2020 Undergraduate Achievement Award winners. Tushar is originally from Brampton, Ontario, Canada and is studying Honours Integrated Science with a Concentration in Biology and Interdisciplinary Minor in Community Engagement at McMaster University.  “Being

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GK Scholarships: Raphael Anastassios Kirou

Golden Key is proud to introduce Raphael Anastassios Kirou, one of Golden Key’s 2020 Undergraduate Achievement Award winners. Raphael was born and raised in Astoria, New York by parents who immigrated from northern Greece. Raphael graduated summa cum laude in December 2020 with his Bachelor

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Golden Key Spotlight: Phenyo Mabokela

In life, we meet many people along the way, and they all play an essential role in our future. Someone who believes in the importance of meeting new people is Golden Key member Phenyo Mabokela. “I’m really passionate about helping others because I feel all

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Golden Key Spotlight: Jhana Chambers

College is a big decision, but it can be one of the best decisions in many people’s lives. One person who made the decision to go back to college is Golden Key member Jhana Chambers.  “The opportunity to go back to school was a unique

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Golden Key Spotlight: Emmanuel Pichay

When we run into rejection, we can either be held down by it or learn from it and move forward as a braver person. Someone who has taken rejection and genuinely grown from it is Golden Key member Emmanuel Pichay.  “This all started back in

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Golden Key Spotlight: Cameron Cuevas

Spirit, honor and bravery, all come to mind when thinking of the women and men who dedicate their lives to protecting their countries. One of these brave men is Golden Key member Cameron Cuevas.  Cameron is studying Management Information Systems at Bowie State University and

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