Alumni connections helped two Monterey Institute students receive scholarships to participate in the Social Enterprise World Forum in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in October.
July 24, 2013
Location: Bogota, Colombia
Village Capital Partner: The Hub Bogota
Therese is a graduating senior at the University of Virginia. She is majoring in Commerce with concentrations in Finance and Information Technology. She is passionate about people, technology, and the power of innovation to tackle social problems. Through several internships, she has gained exposure to companies at all stages from early-stage start-up to mature, as well as across numerous industries including biotechnology, education, engineering and technology, and consulting. She studied abroad in Switzerland where she completed a program of graduate and undergraduate classes in Finance, IT and Global Business. She is passionate about social entrepreneurship, and has been involved in a UVA organization called SEED, which provides free consulting to social enterprise and nonprofit clients around the world.
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Location: Monterey, California - USA
Partners: Points of Light and Village Capital