Posts filed under SEP

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.

BIG Things Happening in Dallas, Including the Selection of the Best Student Entrepreneur in the U.S.

WBENC teams up with the Entrepreneurs’ Organization Global Student Entrepreneur Awards for the U.S. Nationals pitch competition in Dallas.

Posted on February 23, 2018 and filed under NextGen, SEP, WBENC Staff.

WBENC Raises the Stakes (and Opportunities!) for the 2018 Student Entrepreneur Program and Pitch Competition

The Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is proud to announce the launch of the 2018 Student Entrepreneur Program (SEP). Now in its 10th year, SEP begins with the recruitment of the best and brightest of female entrepreneurship and culminates with an invigorating Pitch Competition for seed capital. 

Posted on November 1, 2017 and filed under SEP, NextGen.

Fueling the Next Generation of WBEs - ALWAYS Encourages Girls to Keep Going #LikeAGirl

In this guest post, Procter & Gamble, a WBENC Corporate Member and one of America’s Top Corporations for WBEs, shares with us a powerful campaign launched by their brand ALWAYS.

Posted on September 15, 2017 and filed under NextGen, SEP.

WBENC SEP – Accessing the Best Hair Care with Flare

Meet Carrisa Anderson, the first place winner of the 2017 WBENC Student Entrepreneur Program (SEP) pitch day competition.

Posted on August 21, 2017 and filed under SEP.