BREWING
CHANGE

Budweiser is proud to take steps to encourage diversity in brewing.
We’re excited about the future of the beer industry.

WATCH THE FILM

DWYANE WADE AND NATALIE JOHNSON, SENIOR BREWMASTER

Watch Dwyane Wade, co-founder of Budweiser Zero, sit down with Natalie Johnson, Senior Brewmaster at Anheuser-Busch, to discuss opportunities related to diversity in the brewing industry, culminating with the announcement of an annual scholarship and internship program named in honor of Natalie.

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Budweiser + UNCF

UNCF BUDWEISER NATALIE JOHNSON
SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Named after the first Black female Brewmaster at the Anheuser-Busch St. Louis brewery, the UNCF Budweiser Natalie Johnson Scholarship aims to promote diversity within the beer industry. Learn more about the scholarships and internships below.

BREWING SCHOLARSHIP

Developed in partnership with UNCF, this annual scholarship program supports 25 Black college students pursuing degrees ranging from Business to Food Science that could lead to a career in the brewing industry.

INTERN SCHOLARS PROGRAM

A robust program that provides five Black college students with real-world experience as interns in Anheuser-Busch’s Brewery Trainee Program (BTP) within the Brewing and Supply Chain organization. These five interns will also receive a scholarship.

Natalie Johnson

MEET NATALIE JOHNSON, SENIOR BREWMASTER

Natalie has worked her way up from an internship to becoming the first Black female Brewmaster at the Anheuser-Busch St. Louis brewery. We are proud to name this new program in honor of Natalie, someone who has paved the way for what success looks like in brewing.

UNCF

OUR PARTNER

UNCF (United Negro College Fund) is the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization. To serve youth, the community and the nation, UNCF supports students’ education and development through scholarships and other programs, supports and strengthens its 37 member colleges and universities, and advocates for the importance of minority education and college readiness. We’ve been a proud UNCF partner for over 40 years, funding 400 scholarships since 2011, and we look forward to continuing to help them create equity in education.

THE ROAD AHEAD

We’re committed to making a positive, lasting impact in our communities. We will continue to build on our strong foundation by championing causes and initiatives that unite our colleagues, consumers, partners and communities through our three core pillars: fundamental civil rights, education opportunities, and economic empowerment.

EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

In order to ensure we’re effectively recruiting and retaining diverse talent, we’ve partnered with Management Leaders of Tomorrow, the National Black MBA Association, the National Society of Black Engineers, and Verizon adfellows. Not looking for an internship but interested in joining our team? We are always looking for more talented individuals. Please visit anheuser-busch.com/careers to learn more

FUNDAMENTAL CIVIL RIGHTS

We’ve partnered with the NAACP Education, Legal Defense Fund and the National Urban League for almost 40 years. And we’re empowering our workforce by matching 100% of employee donations to 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, including those that are focused on addressing social justice issues.

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

In hopes of leveraging our scale for good, we’re using our U.S. purchasing power to enable and strengthen more Black and minority-owned small businesses across our supply chain.