March 2020 Newsletter


Pictured is Dr. Laurel OfsteinWMU researcher says women entrepreneurs use grit, resilience to achieve profitable growth

There is no shortage of challenges faced by women entrepreneurs. However, Dr. Laurel Ofstein, associate professor of management, has found that, regardless of obstacles, female founders use grit, resilience and leadership excellence to achieve profitable growth.
Read about her research.

Pictured is Alisa ParkerAlumna makes empowering others a lifestyle

Attorney and activist Alisa Parker, MBA'11, runs  a legal services program providing free services to low-income individuals. She also supports, empowers and emboldens people of color and women in West Michigan through additional businesses.
Read how she advocates for others.

Pictured is Luis Perez.Stepping up and giving back

By becoming a mentor at his former elementary school, Luis Perez, B.B.A.'18, is making a difference in children's lives.
Read how he gives back.

Pictured is Janani ShivaguruMBA student takes the leap

A native of India, Janani Shivaguru took a courageous leap by deciding to go to graduate school in the United States. She is pursuing her MBA with a concentration in finance at the Haworth College of Business in partnership with Christ University.
Read her story.


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