ESTEEM

Gene Stowe | August 21, 2015 

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Janaee Wallace joined the University of Notre Dame’s Engineering, Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Excellence Master’s (ESTEEM) Program because her college counselor said it would equip her to fulfill her dreams. Wallace wants to develop marine aquaculture in her native Bahamas to launch innovative, sustainable food production across developing island and coastal nations in the Caribbean and South America. ESTEEM is adding extensive business, marketing, and technology skills to the scientific knowledge she gained with a biology major and chemistry minor at St. Edward’s University. 

“It teaches you how to think differently than people normally think, to combine that technical aspect with that business aspect and that problem-solving ability,” says Wallace, who learned in a few weeks how to create high-tech presentations and conduct a business model canvass to test the viability of entrepreneurial ideas. “You learn how to pivot, to tailor your business based on the information you get from the customers. That’s important in life as well as in business, to be able to adapt to changes.”

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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