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Director of Special Events
Co-Director of Marketing & Design
Co-Director of Marketing & Design
Director of Outreach
Director of Community
Haley Hoffman smith
President of WE
Director of Tech
Innovation Dojo Grand Master
Community: Miles Baker, Olivia Catcher, Jeremy Leary, Matt DiMarcantonio
Finance: Logan Atkins, Kyle Price
Innovation Dojo: Jillian Cai, Eve Grassfield, Nkanyiso Nzimande, Sophie Starck
WE (Women's Empowerment): Antonia Alvarez, Maria Carla, Shaileja Jain, Marie LaChance, Noa Meerschwam, Abby Neuschatz, Daniela Paternina, Annie Phan, Hayley Smith, Christina Warner
Marketing & Design: Tracy Go, Hannah Kierszenbaum, Bona Kim, Keiichiro Kinoshita, Pooja Nitturkar, Grace Young
Outreach: Penmai Chongtoua, John Diorio, Albert Dong, Zoheb Huq, Ali Mir
Special Events: Julian Espinal, Maya Omori, Rohan Rastogi, Hannah Tipperman, Rachael Tipperman, Caroline Ziegler
Tech: Zander Chase, Jaehyun Jeon, Sol Kim, Lena Renshaw, Charlene Wang
Co-Presidents Emeritus & Senior Advisors: Alexandra Paul, Valentin Perez, Ben Pruzan, Luke Camery
A strong organizational structure and a culture centered around communication provide EP with a backbone to support its wide array of initiatives. Brown EP is divided into branches, and each branch is responsible for a different aspect of EP's existence.
Helps entrepreneurs and startups at Brown through three stages: inspiring, developing, and launching. Startup Resources talks with every startup at Brown and helps them succeed by connecting them to resources and mentorship.
Fosters a community of innovators through a variety of creative activities, including a weekly gathering of entrepreneurs on campus, Lunch & Learns with visiting entrepreneurs, panel sessions with industry experts, skill workshops and various social events.
Builds connections and fosters relationships with organizations outside of Brown EP, including startups, employers, VC's, national accelerators, other universities, and like-minded clubs at Brown. Provides a platform for students and their ventures to expand their networks and enter the world outside of Brown.
Building the technology that powers entrepreneurship on College Hill. Check out their most recent project, a website displaying all of the resources available to our student innovators: InnovateOnTheHill
Enables Brown EP to run its wide-array of activities by overseeing the club’s fiduciary duties.
M&D: MARKETING & DESIGN
Supports the entrepreneurial activity of Brown EP by promoting the club brand, facilitating campus- wide engagement, and informing the community about innovation on campus and beyond. We're all about creative ways of conveying entrepreneurship. #wemakevideos #wemakeposters #wemakegreatshirts #wemakebaloons
Coordinates Brown EP's Innovation Dojo, a student-led workshop series designed to challenge underclassman at Brown and RISD to think differently about innovation and entrepreneurship through a semester long program of masterclass workshops. Learn more about the Dojo here.
Coordinates Brown EP Lady Launchers, a program that provides colorful collection of events and partnerships – planned for, curated by, and particular to the female perspective – to create a foundation for inspirational dialogue, external mentorship, and entrepreneurial experience.
EP is supported by an all-star board of alumni trustees
Co-Founder and President of Ellevest. Former CEO of Andera
Chairman and Founder at Collective[i]. Former President at LinkShare (Rakuten)
Current investor at NY Angels. Former Chairman and CEO at Kaz Incorporated
President and CEO at Digital Lumens
Founding Partner at Bessemer Venture Partners' NY office.
Founder and CEO of Venture for America (VFA)
Founder of Bionic Solution. Former CEO of SelectMinds (Oracle)
Managing Director at STEMCompass
Founder and CTO of Sailthru
Director of Investor Relations at 500 Startups
Founder and CEO of Teespring
Vice-chairman of Dun and Bradstreet. Former CEO of Web.com and President of Interland
Managing Director at Bain Capital Ventures. Co-Founder of ProfitLogic
Managing Partner at CIV Consulting
General Counsel at NYC Investment Fund. Former Counsel at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison