Jasmine Garcia, a Cal State Fullerton marketing student, is one of only 10 recipients of the 2019 Frederick Douglass Global Fellows scholarship.Jasmine Garcia ’21 (marketing), a member of the Business Honors Program and Women’s Leadership Program at Cal State Fullerton’s Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, will study abroad in London for four weeks this summer thanks to a highly competitive scholarship.

The first-generation student’s travels will be possible through the 2019 Frederick Douglass Global Fellows scholarship, bestowed on only 10 students globally. Garcia is the first Cal State Fullerton student to receive this recognition, which seeks to make international study experiences possible for students from underprivileged demographics.

Garcia, who is also a President’s Scholar at Cal State Fullerton, will focus on intercultural communication and leadership during her fully-funded studies in the British capital.

“Business comes down to interactions with people. In the increasingly global marketplace, this opportunity to with intercultural communication and leadership will give Jasmine new perspectives,” says Lorenzo Bizzi, faculty advisor for the Business Honors Program and associate professor of management. “And knowing how thoughtful and creative she is, she will find ways to share those and inspire others at CSUF.”

Discover more about Garcia’s opportunity in this CSUF News article.