Against the Odds: Rashida Stevens, Class of 2004

Attorney. Certified Public Accountant. Mother. Just a few words that describe the remarkable Rashida Stevens, AAD Class of 2004, who presented the keynote speech at the 2018 Tennis Ball and brought the crowd to a standing ovation.

In Rashida’s words:
“Looking at how my life began, you could easily see the odds were stacked against me. If you had polled several hundred people to inquire what I would become, I doubt accountant or attorney would have been among the top answers.”

Statistically speaking, I should not be standing in front of you today, and I should not have accomplished any of what I have achieved. However, HERE I AM!Watch Rashida’s entire, inspiring story: