The female finance few

When Business Administration senior Denise Hensley first walked into her fixed income securities markets class, nothing stood out to her. The class was just another stepping stone in her career path, one that led to a Master’s, and possible a PhD, in economics. It was not until she came in late one day that she…

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A semester at sea: New perspectives in Ghana

It has been over a month into my voyage and I have had the incredible opportunity to have traveled to Iceland, Germany, Spain and Ghana. After leaving Europe, I was excited and nervous about finally stepping outside my realm of familiarity and prepared myself for what I would encounter once I reached Ghana. I anticipated…

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Local businesswoman becomes Puerto Rico’s Voice

“Hello. I am Grisel Puig-Snider and I live in San Luis Obispo, California. I am calling because our American citizens in Puerto Rico are trapped and dying of thirst, hunger and lack of medical care due to costly government delay and inefficiency in the face of crisis. There are not words strong enough to express…

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The Hatchery: A birthplace for young entrepreneurs

It is no surprise that in an age of advanced technology and innovative business models, the millennial generation has an entrepreneurial way of thinking that surpasses previous generations. As technology continually evolves, college students find themselves developing unique business ideas that make students’ lives easier. However, a Deloitte study of women’s entrepreneurship shows that only…

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First Black Miss Israel redefines what it means to be a woman

A young Ethiopian girl runs barefoot from poverty into military boots and finally fills the polished, elegant heels of a beauty pageant champion. What seems like the plot of a Hollywood movie is actually the true story of Yityish, “TiTi”, Aynaw. Growing up in the small village of Chahawit, Ethiopia, Aynaw had a challenging childhood.…

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Female entrepreneur spices up Buenos Aires

The “Paris of South America,” as Buenos Aires, Argentina is admiringly called, makes a habit of turning tourists into expats. With its distinct burrows, intense pride in fútbol and sociable people, it’s a hard place to forget. This was the case for New Orleans native Liza Puglia. After taking a break from working as a…

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Bozoma Saint John is Shattering All Kinds of Glass Ceilings

When a company is in the process of hiring a potential employee, they go through a number of predictable steps. They look at her resume, her CV, contact her previous employers. And during the interview, they’ll ask some variation of, “What have you accomplished in the past?” and “What can you contribute to our company?”…

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The Importance of Volunteering

At 18.4 percent, 20 to 24 year olds have the lowest rate of volunteering among all other age groups in the United States. At this age, students find themselves struggling to keep up with the everyday mundane routine of school, work, school, and more work. They put so much effort into the betterment of their…

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