For Pride Month this year, Maddie Reese (2Y 2022), VP of Engagement for Pride@Kellogg, shares her leadership journey and efforts “to build a more inclusive, intersectional experience for Kellogg students.”
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.
“Near is a tech concierge for your parents. We provide personalized device recommendations and 1-on-1 tech coaching to help older adults stay connected with their family and friends,” Near Co-Founders Ferrona Lie (1Y 2021) Andrew Mueller (2Y, 2021) say.
Hear from current EMBA students on bringing their diverse range of professional backgrounds and identities to their application process and Kellogg journey.
“I’m honored to be growing on this journey at Kellogg and grateful to feel appreciated as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community,” Lance Wheeler (EMBA 2022) says.
“Politics is tough. This experience of advancing Paid Family Leave, including the many roadblocks along the way, has made me a better advocate for my community because I learned to work within the system to produce positive changes,” Candice Quarles (EMBA 2022) says.
Hear from Kellogg and Northwestern co-founders of blip energy on competing again in Northwestern University’s VentureCat competition.
Hear from current semi-finalists Sara Jandeska and Rashmi Babtiwale (both E&W 2021) on competing with their startup, Blue Comet Medical Solutions, in Northwestern University’s VentureCat competition.
“Every challenge a returning citizen faces — from securing basic food, clothing and shelter to finding sustainable transportation and employment — coalesces around a singular issue: lack of access to working capital.” Janie Baird (2Y 2021) and Josh Nathan (JB-MBA 2021) share the origin of their fund and their team making it to the final four.
Hear from Hayley Bohart (2Y 2022) on what it took for her and the Kellogg team to become 2021 global champions of VCIC, the largest academic venture capital competition in the world.
In the last post of this series, hear from alumnus Jason Barsema ’14 (Co-Founder and President of Halo Investing) on his venture and path in entrepreneurship.