Northeastern alumna Christina Lerouge wasn’t intimidated by the near daily announcements that one business or another had shuttered during the COVID-19 pandemic; instead, she saw an opportunity to start her own.
Watch the conversation with Mercedes Abramo, President and CEO, Cartier North America and Linda Pizzuti Henry, CEO of Boston Globe Media Partners and Co-Founder of HUBweek; followed by a session focused on entrepreneurship and social impact with Fellows from the Cartier Women’s Initiative.
Vallabhi Singh graduated from Northeastern with a degree in finance and entrepreneurship. She started her own company earlier this year, Creatives Around the World, a digital medium through which she wants to tell the stories of the people behind creative...
Innovative Business Ideas Come From Everyone. These Students Are Making Sure Everyone Gets A Chance.
“The big piece of it is to create a more diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem at Northeastern and make sure we can encourage anyone, regardless of background, to come and explore entrepreneurship and innovation in any way that interests them.”
The goal of the accelerator, says Eliana Berger, a Northeastern business and psychology student who founded Envision...is to “democratize access to these opportunities” for those who face barriers to getting their companies off the ground.
Anu Aga, former company chair of Thermax Global and one of the wealthiest businesswomen in the world, joined Joseph E. Aoun, president of Northeastern, for a discussion about running a family business as a woman, a mother, and a widow.