5000+ viewers, 120+ performers, 7 Bollywood celebrities and one united community — all in the middle of a pandemic. Hear the story of how it came together from organizers Akshat Agarwal (2Y 2020), Achal Shah (MMM 2020) and Tarini Sundar (2Y 2020).
Gabriel Meizner (2Y 2020) runs through the decisions and teamwork that brought the 2020 Kellogg Energy Case Competition to life. He writes: “As I listened to the Zoom applause following the live result announcement ceremony that hosted 80 participants from around the world, I thought ‘This is what I came here for.’”
“One of the most inspiring things for me was seeing how quickly our employees came together with meaningful solutions and ideas during these unprecedented times,” writes Stephanie Gallo ’99, CMO of E. & J. Gallo Winery.
Inspired by her classmates, Karen Liu Chen (2Y 2021) shares how she changed her mindset during COVID-19 and returned to her interest in edtech through her work with RevoU, an Indonesian startup that provides a virtual education in digital marketing for those who want to kickstart their careers.
Realizing the urgent testing needs presented by COVID-19, Adam Cohen (1Y 2020, Zell Fellow) and his startup, Stemloop, made the extraordinary pivot to apply their sensor technology to create an onsite testing option for COVID-19. Here is the story of that pivot.
Amar Dixit and Jenna Leahy (both 2Y 2020) share how they partnered with local health professionals – and leveraged their Kellogg network – to deliver thousands of N95 respirators to Chicago-area hospitals.
When flights were canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Matthew Temple ’93, senior director of alumni career and professional development, and his GIM class pivoted to virtually connect with prominent Kellogg alumni to gain a better understanding of the business and market dynamics of Cambodia and Vietnam.
When Shannon Kooser (2Y 2021) applied to be on the Day at Kellogg (DAK) Exec team, she had no idea how much she would grow as a leader as she worked to transition DAK into a virtual experience due to COVID-19. Here is her story on the incredible transition.
Will Zheng’s (E&W 2020, Zell Fellow 2019) startup, Serionix, originally designed air-filtering technology for astronauts’ spacesuits and is now used in smart HVAC air filters. But in response to COVID-19, Serionix made the extraordinary pivot to use its technology to help supply PPE to frontline healthcare workers.
Marilyn Jian Yi Caton (2Y 2021) shares how she created a new Kellogg Slack channel to serve as a “virtual networking facilitator and playground for creative remote team-building activities,” and the lessons she learned along the way.
Daybreak’s editor-in-chief, Divya C. Reddy (2Y 2020), shares how she became involved with the popular student-to-student newsletter and discusses how it has adapted to serve its audience during social distancing.