In this series, we’ll be checking in with some of our amazing alumni entrepreneurs to see how they and their ventures have developed over the years. Today, we’re featuring Benjamin Hernandez ’13 (Founder & CEO of NuMat Technologies) and Saumya ’17 (Zell Fellow Alumna, Co-Founder of Kheyti).
Questions about financing your E&W MBA? Alyssa Jackson, Kellogg’s associate director for E&W Program admissions, sits down with the director of the Chicago Office of Financial Aid for Northwestern University to answer some of your questions.
From the culture to the academics to feeling like they belonged, Kellogg rose to the top of their list.
Spirited, collaborative, genuine, diverse. These are just a few of the ways in which Kellogg First-Year students describe their peers.
“In my short time at Kellogg, I’ve learned there’s no such thing as a “right” time. Learn as much as you can, understand your opportunities, be strategic, create a plan for your career and don’t be afraid,” says Varsha Nagaraj (E&W 2023).
Michael Salna (1Y 2021) interviews Professor Mohanbir Sawhney, associate dean of digital innovation, on technology’s disruption in healthcare — especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“As I reflect on what has made my journey at Kellogg so fulfilling, it all comes back to the brave peers, especially the women, who have been at my side,” Corbin Rugh (E&W 2021) says, who is VP for the E&W Women’s Business Association.
Hear from Bernadette Birt, Kellogg’s new assistant dean for Executive MBA Global Network, on her leadership journey, and her passion for Kellogg’s Executive MBA Program and what makes it so distinct.
“Figure out where you are today, strive to be 1% better than you were yesterday to progress yourself along the continuum and enter into supportive communities that value the equity work you want to do in this world,” Connor Clancy (E&W 2021) says, a manbassador and board member for Kellogg’s E&W Women’s Business Association.
Jordan Mann (E&W 2021), vice president of strategy for Kellogg’s Evening & Weekend Women’s Business Association, reflects on the last year, including the strength and growth of the Kellogg community.
“Many of us were not only managing a new way of work but were also figuring out how to balance life outside of work with children at home in virtual learning and caring for loved ones near and far,” Jessica Chertow, Ph.D. (EMBA 2023), says.