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For our Scholars, success in college is only the beginning. Our alumnae are hardworking and driven women at the forefront of their fields. Whether they have continued on to higher academic pursuits, launched careers across the professional spectrum, or are doing something entirely different, they inspire us every day! If you are a JFEW alumna, we would love to hear from you. Please email us at info (at) jfew (dot) org to let us know what you're up to.

 

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Meet JFEW Alumna, and world traveler, Susma Gurung

Posted By Jamie Spence, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Updated: Thursday, May 3, 2018

 

Susma is currently working as an RN in the Surgical ICU (SICU) at the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, which is a level one trauma hospital. Before transferring to the SICU, Susma worked for two years in the rehab and medical surgery areas at the hospital. Since graduating, she has also spent time working as a private duty home care nurse, and as an ambulatory eye surgery RN.

Outside of her work, Susma finds time to travel as much as she can. In the past year alone she has visited Dubai, London, Northern Ireland, Las Vegas, Australia, and she is pictured above at Jebel Hafeet in Abu Dhabi! Additionally, she also spent time last November in Puerto Rico volunteering as part of the disaster relief team from her hospital. She was part of a group of 76 New York health providers who went down to help with relief efforts. Susma found her time in Puerto Rico to be, “such an amazing and humbling volunteer experience.”

Susma still wants to further her education, but has yet to decide what to major in. For now, she is focused on becoming the best SICU RN she can be.

 

Keep up the incredible, and inspiring work Susma!

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JFEW Alumna Bojkena Selmanaj is a registered nurse

Posted By Jamie Spence, Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Updated: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

 

Meet JFEW alum Bojkena, graduate of New York City College of Technology! Bojkena is now a registered nurse at New York Methodist Hospital.

Her advice for current Scholars studying nursing is, "Study hard, appreciate the JFEW scholarship, and learn as much as possible in your internship. Nursing school can be stressful; sometimes you don't think you can do it and want to quit. Don't ever quit. If you fail a class, remember FAIL means 'First Attempt In Learning'. Stay positive!"

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JFEW Alumna Susma Gurung graduated valedictorian of her class

Posted By Jamie Spence, Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Updated: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

 

Our accomplished JFEW Scholar, Susma Gurung recently graduated as the 2014 valedictorian at New York City College of Technology - and she delivered an inspiring speech at graduation. Her achievements prove how her sense of humor, hard work, and support from loved ones helped her over the finish line. She so eloquently said:

"Finally, today, we are graduates and just a step away from being nurses. It has been a tough journey full of tears, happiness, anxiety and stress. Strong friendships have been built, tears have been shed, our sanity has been tested, doubts about ourselves have been raised and many failures we have faced. However, despite all the hurdles and storms that we have gone through, I am certain that I speak for everyone when I say it was all worth it. We thought this day would never come, but look around, here we are. On our pining day, the fruit of our sacrifice and hard work feels so sweet. Today marks the day that our hard work has paid off. Today marks the day that our professional journey has only just begun. Today marks the day that WE DID it."

We are so proud of you Susma!

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