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Haley Carolyn Taylor Schlitz
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At just 13 years old Haley went to Texas Woman’s University and finished her undergraduate degree in just three years. She became their youngest graduate ever in 2019 and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She became the youngest student ever admitted and enrolled into SMU Dedman School of Law at age 16. Haley’s mission is to break down stereotypes and barriers that keep promising students of color and girls from being included in G&T programs.
Most recently, Haley recruited the clothing maker RAYGUN to partner with her on a new t-shirt where proceeds are given to the African American Policy Forum to support their Young Scholar program. Haley has always been active in her community and works diligently on public policy issues that she cares about. Haley’s educational success and activism have not gone unnoticed. In June 2020 she was elected as the youngest Joe Biden Delegate to the Democratic National Convention from the state of Texas. In February of 2020, Haley was honored when Beyonce selected her as one of her This Is Black History Month 2020 honorees.