Student Spotlight: Aisha Thermidor

In anticipation of the 2019 Howard University BottomLine Magazine, we will be featuring school of Business students that represent the name and brand of the School of Business. Features will consist of student spotlights, student reflections, graduating senior reflections, and study abroad accounts.

Aisha Thermidor is a Junior Computer Information Systems major from Queens, New York by way of Haiti. She is a member of the International Fraternity of Delta Sigma Pi, Iota Rho chapter as well as their Brand Manager. She is a HUSA senator of the School of Business, the community service co-coordinator for YAALI, and a member of the 7th class of Freshman Leadership Academy.

A quote that Aisha lives by is:

“A woman is free if she lives by her own standards and creates her own destiny, if she prizes her individuality and puts no boundaries on her hopes for tomorrow” – Mary McLeod Bethune


Student Spotlight: Brasia Berryhill

Brasia Berryhill is a graduating senior, Supply Chain Management Major fromChicago, IL. Since her entry into the School of Business in 2015, Brasia has made it a point to get involved. During her sophomore year she joined the School of Business Executive Leadership Honors program, and joined Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity, where she served as secretary. After graduation, Brasia will be joining General Motors full-time in Warren, MI in their TRACK two-year rotational program

MBA Student Spotlight: Artilie Wright

Artilie Wright — the first in her family to attend college — is a native Washingtonian and full-time MBA candidate in the Class of 2019. She has a background in cultural studies, corporate partnerships, and social impact and was recently elected as an Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner (ANC) for Ward 7 in Washington, D.C. During her time at Howard, Artilie served as the Corporate Partnerships Chair for the MBA Exclusive, Outreach Chair for the Graduate Business School Council, and a Graduate Student Association Representative. Artilie has helped to bridge the gap between the MBA program and recruiters as well as forged relationships with local businesses such as Broccoli Bar/Broccoli City, Saturday Sessions, and Tito’s Vodka. She also established connections between the Howard MBA program and larger MBA programs both in the D.C. area and throughout the country through events such as happy hours and conferences. Artilie was a semi-finalist in the 2019 Edens Retail Challenge, completed a summer internship at Goldman Sachs, and plans to join Vanguard in the fall as part of its MBA Leadership Development Rotational Program.

MBA Student Spotlight: Kwame Boatwright

Kwame Boatwright is a North Carolina native who received a bachelor degree in accounting from North Carolina State University. Currently, Kwame is an MBA Candidate in the Class of 2020 at Howard University School of Business. Prior to Howard, Kwame had six years of experience working in the financial services industry with stints at Credit Suisse and Bank of America. Most recently, Kwame was an Assistant Vice President at Bank of America within the Global Infrastructure Finance Team where he managed forecasting responsibilities. During his time at Howard, Kwame has served as a Team Lead for the AT- Kearney Immersion Student Lab, Graduate Assistant for the Office of the Dean, a member of the Finance & Investing Club and of the National Black MBA Association. He also completed the Global Trilateral MBA Certificate Program and was selected to be apart of the JumpStart PreMBA Program. This summer Kwame will be interning with Nationwide on their Business Transformation Team in a strategy consulting role.