HBCU Spotlight: Karla Baker, Merchandise General Manager, Epcot

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Karla is the General Manager of Merchandise at Epcot, who has a Disney career spanning 23 years, three theme parks, World of Disney leadership, co-leader and executive champion of WDW Pulse, and recently added Executive Champion of the Disney Programs Equity Council to her plate. Learn how inclusivity has always been woven into Karla’s career.

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HBCU Spotlight: Sherrell Wilson, Recruiter, Disney College and International Program

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In his nearly 14 years with The Walt Disney Company, Grambling State University alumnus Sherrell Wilson has come full circle. He joined Disney as a College Program participant and now has the pleasure of recruiting students worldwide. Learn more about Sherrell, his love for Grambling, and his work leading the outreach and engagement workstream for Disney’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) task force.

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Disney UNCF Corporate Scholars Named for 2022 Cohort

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The Walt Disney Company and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) announced the 2022 Disney UNCF Corporate Scholars, representing students from four-year institutions across the country, including many Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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Disney on the Yard at the Cricket Celebration Bowl

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Mickey Mouse and Disney on the Yard had a jam-packed weekend during this year’s Cricket Celebration Bowl, an ABC-televised, ESPN post-season football game for Historically Black College and University (HBCU) football teams.

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