MIT entrepreneurs think globally, act locally

A new solution to beach-fouling seaweed, developed by MBA 2023 candidate Andrés Bisonó León and Luke Gray ’18, SM ’20, is designed to cut greenhouse gas emissions.
By Michaela Jarvis | MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering | February 25, 2022

Born and …

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How Sadia Sharmin, Founder Of Childrenswear Brand Cotonly, Does It All

Featured: Sadia Sharmin (MBA ’11)
By Sharon Feiereisen | Momtastic

I love the Cotonly tagline, which is “clothes designed for life.” It strikes me especially as I’m mid trying for another child and always loved the idea of clothes being passed …

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Meet The AFROTECH™ Future 50

Featured: Khalid David (MBA ’19)
By AfroTech | February 21, 2022

AFROTECH is honoring individuals across the tech industry — including the disrupters, innovators, wealth-makers, and overall game-changers in the industry in honor of Black History Month.

The inaugural AFROTECH™ Future 50 …

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Z Corp. founder’s second act: Preparing female execs for board roles

By Meredith Somers | MIT Sloan Ideas Made to Matter | February 14, 2022

A 2021 women’s leadership study from LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Co. found that American women held 41% of corporate management positions, and women continue to fight underrepresentation when …

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Policy Student Aims to Use Tech for Good

By Katherine J. Igoe | MIT Spectrum

Nagela Nukuna MBA ’22 has always felt the pull of two different disciplines—tech and policy. In her view, they merge more practically than one might think. “Implementation is so important in policy. Technology expands …

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Kristina Kennedy (EMBA ’14) Of Kickstand Communications On 5 Ways That Businesses Can Help Promote The Mental Wellness Of Their Employees

By David Liu | Authority Magazine | January 13, 2022

As a part of my series about the “5 Ways That Businesses Can Help Promote The Mental Wellness Of Their Employees” I had the pleasure of interviewing Kristina Kennedy.

As COO of …

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This exec sees interest in ESG tipping scales for women in tech

By Meredith Somers | MIT Sloan Ideas Made to Matter | January 12, 2022

A 2021 women’s leadership study from LeanIn.org and McKinsey & Co. found that American women held 41% of corporate management positions, and women continue to fight underrepresentation when …

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Reducing food waste to increase access to affordable foods

MIT alumni-founded Spoiler Alert matches major food brands with discount grocers to sell perishable products.

By Zach Winn | MIT News Office | January 5, 2022

About a third of the world’s food supply never gets eaten. That means the water, labor, …

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Weather-tech startup in $1.2b public offering

By Aaron Pressman | Boston Globe

Boston startup Tomorrow.io has built an entirely new system for predicting the weather using data from overlooked sources like wireless phone networks and Internet-connected cars.

Now it is planning to go public using one of …

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How A Food Tech Company Reinvented Itself After The Devastating Impact Of Covid-19

(Featured: Christine Marcus, SFMBA ’12)

By Geri Stengel | Forbes | December 1, 2021

No matter how good their business idea is, women face more significant challenges than men when starting and growing their businesses. Because their networks tend to be smaller, …

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