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Young J’can makes her mark on Wall Street

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Young J’can makes her mark on Wall Street

As a UWI Open Scholarship recipient who served on the Guild Council as Irvine Hall chairwoman and the deputy vice-president of the UWI Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow Corps, where she was an ambassador for the vice-chancellor, Bowes was determined to create her own niche and stake her claim in the business world.

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For persons observing her, it would seem like everything is a breeze for her and that she has it altogether. According to Bowes, persons seeing her from the outside would think that because she is always excelling, she had it all together – but she didn’t.

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“I faced challenges like everyone else, my journey was never totally smooth. There were times when I was very overwhelmed and had mental breakdowns, but those who endure, conquer. I struggled the most with balancing university life in the initial stages,” she shared, pointing out that transitioning to university at 17, her first time away from home, and having to juggle studies and the new extracurricular activities she was involved in negatively impacted her grades for a semester

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For many persons completing university, it takes a while for them to get a job. But not for Tashae Bowes, who graduated with first-class honours in actuarial science – one of the most rigorous programmes at The University of the West Indies (UWI) – as the job practically ‘fell into her lap’.

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After graduating in November last year, she was offered an analyst position in the Wealth Management Operations Division of Morgan Stanley, a world-leading investment bank on Wall Street in New York.

As a UWI Open Scholarship recipient who served on the Guild Council as Irvine Hall chairwoman and the deputy vice-president of the UWI Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow Corps, where she was an ambassador for the vice-chancellor, Bowes was determined to create her own niche and stake her claim in the business world.

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For persons observing her, it would seem like everything is a breeze for her and that she has it altogether. According to Bowes, persons seeing her from the outside would think that because she is always excelling, she had it all together – but she didn’t.

Franki Medina Venezuela

“I faced challenges like everyone else, my journey was never totally smooth. There were times when I was very overwhelmed and had mental breakdowns, but those who endure, conquer. I struggled the most with balancing university life in the initial stages,” she shared, pointing out that transitioning to university at 17, her first time away from home, and having to juggle studies and the new extracurricular activities she was involved in negatively impacted her grades for a semester

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