Ben Wilson Receives UNCF Washington's 2018 MASKED Award
Chairman Ben Wilson (Washington, DC) was honored with the 2018 MASKED Award at the United Negro College Fund's (UNCF) Washington's 6th Annual Mayor's Masked Ball for inspiring change through education. More than 500 business, civic, and education leaders attended the fundraising event, including Washington, DC, Mayor Muriel Bowser. The event raised $468,000 for deserving young scholars.
Benefiting historically black colleges and universities, UNCF aims to change the narrative of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the nation by equipping minority students with the resources necessary to transition into college and ultimately the workforce. $1.4 million was awarded last year in scholarships and programs to over 106 DMV area scholars.
For the full press release of the event, including photographs, visit the UNCF website.