Jamal Grant

Jamal Grant

Harvard Kennedy School
MIT Sloan School of Management
Master in Public Administration Candidate & Master in Business Administration Candidate, 2022
Jamal Grant

Jamal is a first-generation American, the son of Trinidadian immigrants. He was born and raised in Boston and graduated from UMass Lowell in 2015 with a BS in mechanical engineering. Jamal has worked as an aerospace systems engineer at MIT Lincoln Laboratory and is the founder and director of the NET Mentoring Group, a Boston-based nonprofit aimed at closing the STEM achievement gap for young girls and underrepresented minorities. In 2019, Jamal served as the lead filmmaker for the Asé Research Film Project, which created a documentary about wealth inequality, race relations, and progress in South Africa in the twenty-five years since the end of apartheid. His career aspirations are to research and craft innovative pathways to economic empowerment for marginalized communities in the twenty-first century.

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