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Student Spotlight: Entrepreneurship and Empowerment South Africa - An Engineer's Perspective

Nov. 17, 2022

Earning an engineering degree can be draining. After three years of college, I have become accustomed to wandering the halls of the CU Boulder Engineering Center with bloodshot eyes trying to make it through the next laborious homework assignment, mind-numbing midterm, and textbook reading quiz. All in the hopes that...

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Deming Center Offers Dose of Innovation for the ‘Startup Nation’

Nov. 15, 2022

The Deming Center brought its expertise to scientists and researchers who don't always recognize the commercial applications of their important discoveries.

Student Spotlight: Pradyumna Rao -  AAEIO

Student Spotlight: Pradyumna Rao - AAEIO

Nov. 10, 2022

A sense of fellowship and belonging with others is important for a happy life. Finding and becoming a part of a community provides support and perpetual growth. This need for community becomes increasingly stronger in college, especially for international students. Pradyumna Rao is a graduate student at the University of...

EESA students and client left to right: Banzi (UWC), Josh (UF), Athenkosi Tima (CEO of Mamtolo Enterprise), Adler (ND), Alexis (CU), Mshumi (UWC)

Student Spotlight: Entrepreneurship and Empowerment South Africa with Alexis Grubman

Oct. 13, 2022

We traveled 5,000 miles and could not be farther from home. Away from friends and family and everything familiar. But we were all where we needed to be for that moment in time, And we could not be closer to changing the world. We started as students. Adventurous ones at...

Community Spotlight: Mariana Cevallos- Alluvia Packraft

Community Spotlight: Mariana Cevallos- Alluvia Packraft

April 20, 2022

Meet Mariana Cevallos , Founder and CEO of Alluvia Packraft , makers of lightweight, packable, inflatable boats suitable for outdoor sports enthusiasts. Originally from Lima, Peru, Mariana moved to Colorado in 2015, where she instantly fell in love with the local nature and outdoor activities. When Mariana began packrafting with...

Staff Spotlight: David Brown - Techstars

Faculty Spotlight: David Brown - Techstars

Jan. 5, 2022

Meet David Brown , a teacher at the University of Colorado Boulder and Co-Founder of Techstars. Techstars has a mission dedicated to helping entrepreneurs succeed! They offer a variety of accelerator programs that allow startups to connect with mentors, receive funding, and participate in educational workshops. David attended McGill University...

Student Spotlight: Steven Winterbach - Next Use 

Student Spotlight: Steven Winterbach - Next Use 

Oct. 27, 2021

Meet Steven Winterbach , Co-Founder of the Colorado-based composting and recycling company, Next Use . Steven is currently studying Management and Entrepreneurship with an emphasis in Social Responsibility and Sustainability at the Leeds School of Business. Steven was raised in South Africa and moved to England in 2011 where he...

Visda Carson

Alumni Spotlight: Visda Carson - WAMA

May 5, 2021

Meet Visda Carson , CU Boulder Alumna, Leeds Professor, and CEO of We Are More Alike (WAMA) , a children’s book series that highlights the joy that togetherness brings. Visda has lived in Colorado for the past 40 years and is a CU Buff through and through. She attended CU...