Simon Initiative

Repost: Olin leads world in share of female startup founders and average funding

By Sydney Everett on September 19, 2019 in Alumni entrepreneurs, Community, Simon Initiative, Student entrepreneurs

The following blog is a repost from the Olin Business School Blog. To read the original article by Kurt Greenbaum visit https://olinblog.wustl.edu/2019/09/olin-leads-world-in-share-of-female-startup-founders-and-average-funding/ WashU Olin had the world’s highest percentage of female startup foun...

Summer Internship Host Spotlight: clEAR

By Sydney Everett on June 6, 2019 in Faculty entrepreneurs, Internship, Simon Initiative

The Skandalaris Center Summer Internship Program is a paid 10-week summer program that provides an opportunity for WashU students to work at a local early-stage startup. Throughout the summer we will feature blogs from participating students and ventures. Following is our first blog with a local ...

Simon Initiative: HER Reunion Recap

By Caitlynn Bohanon, Biology/Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies '22 on April 19, 2019 in Alumni entrepreneurs, Simon Initiative

The most recent installment of the Simon Initiative, the HER Reunion, created a space for female and minority alumni entrepreneurs to connect and learn from one another.   The Simon Initiative, created by Andrew (LA63) and Andi Simon, is a multi-stage, collaborative initiative sponsored by W...

Empowering Women to Use Their Voice: A Recap of Power HER Pitch – Simon Initiative

By Caitlynn Bohanon, Biology/Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies '22 on February 9, 2019 in Alumni entrepreneurs, Simon Initiative

How Female Entrepreneurs Can Use Their Voice to their Advantage with Theresa Carrington   Friday, February 1st featured another installment of the Simon Initiative with Power HER Pitch, a workshop taught by Skandalaris Alumna and founder of Ten by Three Theresa Carrington. The workshop was d...