“It’s very easy to be fearful as an entrepreneur. It’s natural in all of us. And so, you need to be able to write down on paper your worries and concerns so you can just put your head down and execute,” Mike Apostal (E&W 2012), the CEO and Co-Founder of Factor, says.
Hear from Team Blynergy, who placed 2nd in Kellogg Design Competition (KDC), on their experience in this year’s competition.
Ezinna Nwokonko (2Y 2021) shares her journey to Kellogg, navigating a virtual Product Marketing Manager internship at Facebook and what’s next in her career pursuits.
“Social Impact Week is all about convening spaces for the greater Kellogg community to engage in different facets of social impact, especially opportunities to get involved here on campus and pathways to drive impact after graduation,” Kristen Kelly (2Y 2021) and Carli Chovick (2Y 2022) say.
You’re not alone, and current students are here to help! Full-Time and Evening & Weekend students share how they chose the program that was right for them.
In his second post, Jay Trewn (JD-MBA 2021) shares how he harnessed the strength of his community to raise awareness and seek justice.
“I knew in my heart that in order to make the tech ecosystem more equitable, it was imperative that I become a venture capitalist. I had to make my seat at the table. So, I set out on the path to accomplish this goal,” Veronica Reaves (1Y 2020) says.
In his first post in a three-part series, Jay Trewn (JD-MBA 2021) shares a racist encounter he experienced with police in his own backyard. In a show of true resilience, he and his wife, Lindsay, used this confrontation to catalyze progress.
“I decided to write about something that affects all facets of my life and it’s a topic I’ve become increasingly passionate about since 2014. And that was my Muslim-ness, a characteristic of my background that I had subconsciously worked very hard to erase,” Iffat Siddiqui (2Y 2021) says.
“I wanted — and still want — to spend my career supporting extraordinary interventions that change the lives of those systematically denied the opportunity to succeed,” Josh Nathan (JD-MBA 2021) says.
Team members of the Kellogg School Center for Nonprofit Management, Elise Madrick Townsend and Jennifer Paul, share how they leveraged the unique position of their department to launch the Equity Essentials video series.