In celebration of Black History Month, we’re continuing our month-long video series featuring Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Angela Cunningham, Sr. Manager, Technology, shares that attending Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana allowed her to have a chance to experience “…the rich heritage and diversity that comes along with attending an HBCU.”
Angela participated as a mentor and judge for the initial Southwest Airlines HBCU First Case Challenge, where she provided guidance to current HBCU students as they presented a business case to Southwest Airlines Leaders. This opportunity allowed Angela to show the students what is possible in terms of experiencing a successful corporate career once they become HBCU graduates.
It’s no secret that Historically Black Colleges and Universities produce top talent, and Southwest Airlines is focused on providing opportunities to HBCU students through our partnerships like HBCU First.