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


 
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SOPHIE STARCK

Co-President

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GRACE KOTICK

Co-President

 
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bona kim

Co-Director of Marketing & Design

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samantha noonan

Co-Director of Marketing & Design

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Annabel strauss

Director of Community

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leana sindi

Co-Director of Special Events

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caroline ziegler

Co-Director of Special Events

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OLIVIA SIMMONS

Director of WE

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MAC MCCANN

Innovation Dojo Grand Master

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Kyle price

Director of Finance

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john diorio

Director of Creative

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oscar newman

Director of Tech

 

Our family  

Community: Lucia Winton, Lailah Shorter, Charles Isgar, Michael Wang, Ghazi Ghumman, Ellen Flax, Mariel Rosic

Finance: Ben Feinglass, Shannon Pyne, Alex Ogilvy

Innovation Dojo: Jake Martin, Sarah Berman, Zoe Beckman

WE (Women's Empowerment): Antonia Alvarez, Noa Meerschwam, Annie Phan, Olivia Simmons, Claire Heiden, Hanna Zwerver, Molly Chambers, Kerry Harrington

Marketing & Design:  Hannah Kierszenbaum, Jeremy Leary, Zachary Hunsaker, Lulian Ahn, Katherine Sang, Suhyun Kim, Elyson Park, Jake Shaper, Lauren Kim

Creative: Leah Lam, Natalie Feinstein, Zoheb Huq, Patricio Gonzalez, Dana Kurniawan, Briana Das

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

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

Startup@Brown: Manny Gorotiza, Nidhi Bhaskar

Co-Presidents Emeritus & Senior Advisors: 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.