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Molding the Future

Molding the Future

Frances Murphy (MBA ’97) Makes an Impact through EOC Program

06/25/2015  |  No Comments

This outstanding alumna, and former director of graduate admissions in the Zicklin School of Business, is an active mentor in Baruch’s unique Executives on Campus (EOC) program, allowing her to mentor students and share her expertise ...

Swimming with the Sharks

Swimming with the Sharks

A Q&A with Shark Tank Contestant Brittany Hodak (MS '10)

05/07/2015  |  No Comments

This alumna and her business partner appeared on the April 24 episode of ABC’s hit show Shark Tank and made an enviable $725,000 deal with sharks Robert Herjavec and Lori Greiner for a 17.5% share of their company ...

How Sweet It Is

How Sweet It Is

Alumna Adds Unique Twist to the Ice Cream Business

06/02/2015  |  No Comments

Renisa Satrijo boldly chose to abandon her career in the pharmaceutical industry to pursue her hobby professionally: making delicious ice cream. Her company, Sugar Mama Desserts, has found success in the Bay Area, specializing in exotic flavors like black sesame, avocado, and fresh durian ...

Social Entrepreneur Anat Gerstein

Social Entrepreneur Anat Gerstein

Alumna Founder of a Full-Service Communications Firm

06/09/2015  |  No Comments

Before founding the eponymously named full-service communications firm Anat Gerstein, Inc., this School of Public Affairs alumna had tried unsuccessfully to start her own business. Of that first attempt, she says, “I didn’t have enough contacts, nor did I have the discipline to pull it off" ...

Thinking Outside the (Underwear) Box

Thinking Outside the (Underwear) Box

Alumnus Ryan Tamras and His Luxury Brand, Justin Case

06/09/2015  |  No Comments

Corporate communications major Ryan Tamras (’13) always knew he wanted to own a business but had no idea what that business would be until ...

Soap Star

Soap Star

Hawaiian Entrepreneur and Baruch Alumna Aoi Kawano

06/09/2015  |  No Comments

What keeps Pualani Soap Hawaii customers coming back? Good-quality products, says the Baruch alumna who founded the business in 2013 ...

Entrepreneur Yan Revzin (’16)

Entrepreneur Yan Revzin (’16)

Current Student & CEO of FortuneCookieAdvertising.com

06/09/2015  |  No Comments

This twenty-something entrepreneur advises those interested in starting a venture: "You have to be willing to take risks. If you waste time worrying about why something might not work out, you will never get started. . . . But never be afraid to try something" ...

Uncovering Opportunity

Uncovering Opportunity

Elena Kosharny (’14), Founder of FIVE AM Inc

06/09/2015  |  No Comments

“Set a specific goal, have that image in your head vividly, and don’t doubt that you will ever reach it,” advises our alumna and founder of FIVE AM lingerie ...

Ahead of the Pack: Jesse Potash (’09)

Ahead of the Pack: Jesse Potash (’09)

Co-founder of Trunkster, Smart Luggage for the 21st Century

06/09/2015  |  No Comments

When asked whether there was an aspect of his Baruch education that was particularly helpful, Jesse Potash (’09) says it was “the College’s focus on a real-world education" ...

Navigating Your Career & Business

Navigating Your Career & Business

Q&A with Founding Partner and Chief Strategist, Ready Set Rocket

05/04/2015  |  No Comments

Want to know about digital marketing or how to join the C-suite? This MBA alumnus offers in-the-trenches advice about this and more ...