We are a family working to make College Hill the best place for aspiring entrepreneurs.

 

 
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OLIVIA (LIV) SIMMONS

Co-President

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SAMANTHA NOONAN

Co-President

 

bona kim

Co-Director of Marketing & Design

MANNY GOROTIZA

Director of StartUp@Brown

lauren kim

Co-Director of Marketing & Design

LUCIA Winton

Director of Community

BRIANA DAS

Co- Director of Creative

LEAH LAm

Co-Director of Creative

DAVID lu

Co-Director of Special Events

GRACE PARKER

Co-Director of Special Events

Claire heiden

Director of WE

ZOE BECKMAN

Innovation Dojo Grand Master

oscar newman

Director of Tech

ALEX ogilvy

Director of Finance

 

Our family  

Community:  Charles Isgar, Michael Wang, Ghazi Ghumman, Ellen Flax

Finance: Ben Feinglass, Shannon Pyne

Innovation Dojo: Isabella Espinosa, Jack Schaeffer, Sarah Berman

WE (Women's Empowerment): Antonia Alvarez, Hanna Zwerver, Molly Chambers, Kerry Harrington

Marketing & Design:  Suhyun Kim, Elyson Park, Jake Shaper

Creative: Natalie Feinstein, Zoheb Huq, Patricio Gonzalez, Dana Kurniawan

Special Events: Nam Do, Annie Gersh, Sabrina Blatteis, Maxwell Goldman, Jake Abrams, Martin Chu

Tech: Aric Zhuang, Ben Gershuny, Spencer Greene, Amy Li, Kevin Xiang

Startup@Brown: Nidhi Bhaskar, Zach Hunsaker

Co-Presidents Emeritus & Senior Advisors: Olivia Simmons, Samantha Noonan, Sophie Starck, Grace Kotick Jack Saltzman, Nick Anthony, 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.  


SPECIAL EVENTS

Coordinates Brown EP’s largest, annual campus events, including our Speaker Series, SynapseStartup@Brown, and our Sustainability Series

COMMUNITY

Fosters a community of innovators both inside and outside of EP.  The Community Team talks with every startup at Brown and helps them succeed by connecting them to teammates, resources, mentorship. Community hosts a variety of creative activities, including their startup of the month series, events with visiting entrepreneurs, panel sessions with industry experts, skill workshops and various social events.

Tech

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.

FINANCES

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

Check out our Facebook page and Instagram.

INNOVATION DOJO

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 Dojo here.

WE (women's empowerment)

Provides a collection of events and partnerships – planned for, curated by, and particular to the female perspective – in order to create a foundation for inspirational dialogue, external mentorship, and entrepreneurial experience, including the Women's Entrepreneurship Incubator and the WE@Brown Conference

CREATIVE

Plans curricular and co-curricular programs which bring design thinking to life. Pioneered by IDEO, design thinking is a human-centered approach to innovative problem solving. It teaches creativity by encouraging empathy and experimentation.