“The Surge Fellowship has played such an unexpected positive role in my life, both personally and professionally. This amazing experience has pushed me to focus inward and evaluate why I am drawn to the work that I do with and for young people. It has also helped me in acknowledging and valuing the special set of skills I bring to the table to execute this work. All of this and more that I have received from the Surge family has really helped me clarify my purpose and vision for my life.  I move forward more confident in both myself and the meaningful impact I want to have in the community.”