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Benjamin & Mercedes Ramirez

Mercedes Ramirez Johnson is one of only four survivors of American Airlines Flight 965, which crased into the Andes Mountains near Cali, Colombia in December 1995.  Her story of the crash, and her recovery agains the odds, completing her education and achieving a hightly successful career in healthcare software and pharmaceutical sales has inspired thousands.  In addition to her career, Mercedes aims to make a difference in her community.  She is a former board member of the Northwest Foundation.  Since 1993, Mercedes has been active with the minority career development firm INROADS, Inc.  She received her bachelor of science degree in international business in 1997 from Northwest.  Mercedes and her family live in the Dallas area.
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  • Benjamin & Mercedes Ramirez Scholarship