Career Perspective – Marquitta Rucker

In this episode of “Off The Top”, we sit down with nonprofit Founder Marquitta Rucker from the SWAT Foundation. Ms. Rucker was inspired to continue the legacy started by her mother to ensure that underserved people in rural locations had adequate access to health services (information, screening, etc.).

In addition to operating a nonprofit, Ms. Rucker is also a Senior Community Services Representative specializing in support public schools with resources for underserved populations.

Checkout the interview here

BY THE NUMBERS:

Black representation = 10 %

Average Salary                = $ 65, 244

10-year Growth Rate        = 3.0 %

Please feel free to send a message directly to Marquitta via our contact form To find out more about this and other career perspectives, checkout the CAREERS section of our website at Ebony Tree Council.

Published by Anna 2.0 Griffin

I can say without pause, I have been through a thing or two in my life time but I refuse to allow those moments to define me. I am a sum of all my experiences and for that I am great because I own everything as it relates to me. All my experiences are contributing factor to my integrity and character. I am driven to be an agent of change for my/ our communities. At this point in my life I have three main goals and each contributes to eradicating generational poverty in Black/ African American communities. Through the use of Social Entrepreneurship, I plan to leave a legacy of sustainable programs we all can be proud of.

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