“We all had a duty to serve our countries and to feed our people while being safe,” Elsy Ocejo ’17 says.
To recognize Hispanic Heritage Month, Inside Kellogg will be featuring the diverse perspectives and reflections from members of Kellogg’s Hispanic and Latinx communities.
Six extraordinary women business leaders joining Kellogg this fall reflect on their passions and the paths that brought them here.
Committed to an inclusive community, Kellogg makes applying more accessible. Hear from Christine Mayer, director of admissions, on expanding the application fee waiver program.
“I’m Black, I’m African, I’m an immigrant, and I speak with an accent. And so, I want to take an active role and let people understand what it means to embrace folks. I want to learn, too — everyone has biases that we don’t recognize. I want to be able to understand those biases and take an active step in combating them,” Lenton Davies (EMBA 2022) says.
“It is my hope that conversations in these spaces could build community as we share our experiences, as well as increase understanding of DEI problems and solutions,” Ginger Jacobson, PhD, says, associate director of behavioral research at Kellogg.
In his second post, Toby Velte, PhD shares how he and Quinton Krueger (both EMBA 2021) leveraged Kellogg’s resources to meet their first customer’s business needs and grow as entrepreneurs.
In his first post, Toby Velte, PhD (EMBA 2021) shares how he and Quinton Krueger (EMBA 2021) co-founded Verilytix — and found their first customer in another fellow EMBA student, Rachael Speegle (EMBA 2021).
“What I truly desired was to have a lasting social impact and to be steadily connected to the pulse of change,” Raven Bedenfield says, a digital designer for Kellogg’s Integrated Marketing and Communications team.
Hear from Jaime Tabachnik (EMBA 2022) on his winning venture, Por Adela, and his path in entrepreneurship, which began when he was 20 years old.