How Student Entrepreneur Lauren Cornell is Revolutionizing Nipple Reconstruction after a Mastectomy

A finalist in the 2018 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program, Lauren Cornell is CEO and Co-Founder of NovoThelium, which has invented a nipple graft for nipple replacement after mastectomy or trauma.

Posted on August 31, 2018 and filed under SEP.

How Student Entrepreneur Danya Sherman is Advocating Against Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault, One Napkin at a Time

The first place winner of the 2018 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program Pitch Competition, Danya Sherman is Founder and CEO of KnoNap and creator of a cocktail napkin capable of testing for the presence of specific rape-drugs.    

Posted on August 17, 2018 and filed under SEP.

How Student Entrepreneur Lisa Guerrera is Taking the Guess Work Out of Understanding Skin Care Ingredients

A finalist in the 2018 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program, Lisa Guerrera is CEO of Skinno, an app that scans complicated skincare ingredients labels and translates them into an easy to understand language.

Posted on August 16, 2018 and filed under SEP.

How Student Entrepreneur Jenny Leung is Innovating the Maternity Clothing Industry

A finalist in the 2018 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program, Jenny Leung is founder of BellaNove, a subscription-based rentable maternity wardrobe service.

Posted on August 14, 2018 and filed under SEP, Future Friday.

How Student Entrepreneur Audrey Awasom is Helping Homeless Women Get Back on Their Feet

A finalist in the 2018 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program, Audrey Awasom is president and CEO of Noble Uprising, a unique philanthropic initiative to supporting job creation for women in homeless shelters through workforce development programs and business partnerships.

Posted on August 9, 2018 and filed under SEP, Future Friday.

How Student Entrepreneur Whitney Jones is Empowering Women One Thread at a Time

A finalist in the 2018 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program, Whitney Jones is owner and CEO of Liv, a wholesale women’s apparel manufacturer catered to everyday women who wear sizes 14 to 36.

Posted on August 6, 2018 and filed under SEP, Future Friday.

Around The Network - July 2018

Check out this month’s curated list of articles, news stories, and perspectives from entrepreneurs we think you might find interesting from around the WBENC network.

Posted on July 20, 2018 and filed under Around the Network.

Photo Recap of the 2018 WBENC National Conference & Business Fair

From June 18-21, more than 4500 women entrepreneurs, senior executives and supplier diversity professionals, and partner organizations gathered in Detroit, Michigan to connect, collaborate, learn, network, and more importantly, make business happen.

Posted on July 9, 2018 and filed under Events.

Around the Network: Google Hosts WBEs for Google Digital Excellence Program

WBENC Corporate Member Google hosted 40 diverse suppliers at their Ann Arbor offices for the Google Digital Excellence Program, a two-and-a-half-day program led by Google and the Tuck School of Business featuring digital marketing insights and best practices from faculty from the Tuck School of Business, leading chief marketing officers and leaders from Google.

Posted on June 29, 2018 and filed under Opportunities Open Doors.

NCBF Wednesday Recap + What's in Store for Thursday

It started with inspiration, business and networking. It ended with shopping, art, karaoke and dancing. Could you design a better day? Day two of the National Conference & Business Fair was jam-packed with opportunities to discover new business opportunities, new contacts, new resources, and new talents - who knew the WBENC network was filled with so many great singers and artists?

Posted on June 21, 2018 and filed under Events.