Aspiring Legends Award
Awarded to young humanitarians
The Aspiring Legends Awards seek to recognize young people who, despite their age, are already doing the work of Legends! They use their skills set to improve the community around them. Each year the award is presented to the chosen recipient at our annual Fall fundraiser and announced at our signature event in February.
our 2022 Honoree
Alena Analeigh, Founder of Brown Stem Girl
Alena Analeigh McQuarter
Founder of Brown Stem Girl
Alena Aneligh is the youngest Black person to be accepted into medical school in the United States, and the second-youngest person anywhere to be accepted into medical school. She is the youngest person to work as an intern at NASA. The Brown Stem Girl initiative that Alena founded, was created to provide an outlet for girls of color in stem. The initiative aims to engage, empower, and educate with the hope that girls are motivated to become all they desire to be in the world. The Brown STEM Girl Scholarship Program helps outstanding minority students with a stellar educational record and passion for a STEM related career to realize their full potential in STEM fields.Learn more