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ALUMNA HELPS MILITARY BUILD AFGHAN-US RELATIONS
EMPOWERED BY TORCH PROGRAM, STUDENT WANTS TO INSPIRE OTHERS AS TEACHER
“When I talk about Torch, I get emotional,” says Harris, SSH’17. “I feel like it’s really changed my life. I don’t think I could’ve ever come this far in my life without it.”
AT HOME ON SHIFTING GROUND: STUDENT ENTREPRENEUR FINDS HER IDENTITY IN UNCERTAINTY
That was before she discovered that, deep in her soul, she’s an entrepreneur.
IN NBA FRONT OFFICE, ALUMNA CONNECTS PLAYERS AND FANS
Growing up in Bloomfield, New Jersey, she was a devoted New Jersey Nets fan, played on several recreational teams, and drove her high school squad’s offense as point guard. While working toward a degree in communications from Northeastern, Padilla earned co-ops and an internship with the Boston Bruins that gave her the expertise in professional sports to pursue her life’s passion.
AI KNOWS WHAT CUSTOMERS WANT, TRANSFORMS SUPPLY CHAINS
For many consumers, the answer is Zara. The Spain-based company is a leader in fast fashion, which refers to retailers that rapidly turn out inexpensive clothing inspired by what’s currently on the runway.
It turns out Zara’s success and popularity doesn’t stem from superior designers or unparalleled creative direction. The store is able to give customers what they want, when they want it, because of its supply chain.
STUDENT-MUSICIAN IS NPR’S ARTIST TO WATCH
That’s what happened to Sidney Gish, a third-year student at Northeastern, soon after she released her latest album No Dogs Allowed. The album received a glowing review in Pitchfork and grabbed the attention of NPR, which named Gish, AMD’20, one of its 2018 Slingshot Artists to Watch.