Stewart Karlinsky (’70) does not want the language of his grandparents to become a dead language. So, he invented Kibitz: The Yiddish Word Game, a family-friendly card game that helps players learn the Yiddish language.
Elizabeth Alpern (MBA '15) knows the recipe for success. She chats about her latest project, The Gefilte Manifesto, a cookbook seeking to redefine traditional Jewish cuisine
Making Learning Fun
This alumnus is the genius behind the popular, twice-released educational toy robot 2-XL (shown here) among many other claims to fame
Ahead of the Pack: Jesse Potash (’09)
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"
Social Entrepreneur Anat Gerstein
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"
“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
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)
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"
How Sweet It Is
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