Redefining the Narrative: First-Generation/Low-Income Students Share Their Paths

Members of the FLI Club on what it means to be part of the Stanford GSB community.

November 08, 2021

What does it mean to be a First-Generation/Low-Income (FLI) student at Stanford GSB?

Here, members of the GSB FLI Club reflect on their experiences to help students of all socioeconomic backgrounds imagine themselves on campus. “Coming from a FLI background means harnessing the power to overcome social expectations and breaking through ceilings,” says Marcia Austin, MBA ’22. “It means creating stability and redefining the narrative. It stands for progress and growth.”

Click through to meet more members of the FLI Club as they talk about their paths to Stanford GSB.

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