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NUMiX: Small Startup, Big Global Impact


Our next wegginar® presenter is Katie Kollhoff, CEO of water purification startup NUMiX, a business with rich marketplace potential.  In just six months, here’s what Katie and her team has achieved:

About NUMiX

The NUMiX business includes a suite of sorbent powder products capable of collecting metals from water.  Such products could be used to clean toxic metals out of industrial wastewater or recover silver in manufacturing processes for reuse.

About Katie and her upcoming wegginar 10/3/18

Katie is a Master’s of Engineering Management student and a safety engineer at Northwestern with a background in chemical engineering, specializing in process safety management.  Her wegginar, “Small Startup, Big Global Impact,” will cover:

  • Origin story of a small women-owned hard science company
  • Technological developments and their impact on water risk
  • Worldwide water as a market
  • Considerations of a small company reaching across the globe

To register (it’s free due to wegg’s sponsors) or learn more, visit: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/8060785115734801921

The Role of Women in the Modern 21st Century

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Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University Dean Sally Blount ’92 recently met with White House senior advisers and several leaders from the business and business school communities to discuss the changing needs of the 21st century workplace.  The bottom line is that business schools worldwide must focus on expanding opportunities for women in business and help strengthen the fabric of our great nation.

Former President Jimmy Carter also has a call to action to support women’s rights.

The White House Council on Women and Girls and the Council of Economic Advisers, both of which hosted the event, also released a set of best practices for business schools. These policies offer concrete strategies for business schools to help women succeed throughout school and their careers as well as build a business-school experience that prepares students for the workforce of tomorrow.

Read more … Expanding opportunities for women


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