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March 2012 Archives

Simmons entrepreneur starts nonprofit to educate disabled children in Africa

Non-profit management and entrepreneurship MBA student Obiageli Ukadike recognized a serious education gap in Ghana, Africa. People with physical disabilities are often shunned from mainstream society and denied access to quality education. To combat this injustice, Oby co-founded The WaWa...

School of Management supports women entrepreneurs with Silverman Business Plan Competition

UPDATE: Obiageli with The WaWa Project wins the 2011 Silverman Business Plan Competition and $10,000 for her non profit. Congratulations! Entrepreneurship is a vital part of our economy and is a direct path to leadership. The American Express OPEN State...