“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.
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.
From a liberal arts education, to healthcare, to Kellogg, to consulting, Elena Seligson (2Y 2021) shares her career and recruiting journey.
“We all play a role in keeping the foot on the gas pedal, striving towards even greater gender equity and keeping the momentum going,” Marissa Wizig (2Y 2021) says, co-president of Kellogg’s Full-Time Women’s Business Association.
“Two military values close to my heart that have influenced my time at Kellogg are the importance of being a good teammate and the value of service.” Hear reflections from some of our female Veterans in the Full-Time Program on how their service experience shaped who they are as leaders today.
“The notion that plans, by their very nature, go awry and that situations can, and often do, rapidly deteriorate is as ubiquitous among Veteran experiences as the camaraderie forged through a shared crucible moment,” Ivy Chamness (MMM 2021) says.
“Pride Week is as much a process of education and self-discovery as it is a celebration of how far we’ve all come,” Annie Vought (2Y 2021) says, who produced and moderated the “Allyship in Action” panel.
“I hoped a career shift would not require a substantial career setback and determined that pursuing a graduate degree would help position me for the type of role that I desired,” Kyle Lopatin (EW 2021) says, the vice president of finance for Kellogg’s Evening & Weekend Real Estate Club.
Pride Week’s Co-Chairs, Adam Wolford (2Y 2021) and Jamal Little (2Y 2021), reflect on their journey with Pride at Kellogg (P@K) and their experience as co-chairs for this year’s Pride Week.