By: Sydney Tyler and Nadea Walters
Segment I – Listen to Podcast
LaunchGSU is a student business incubator open to all students at Georgia State University who are looking to build a business from the ground up. Students are encouraged to connect with each other and their teammates in a collaborative setting where they may form their businesses and explore a multitude of resources. Lee Kantor of Business RadioX sat down with Erica Bracey, Tia Forbes, Cameron Geer, and Todd Campbell to find out more about LaunchGSU and their experiences in this on-campus space.
- Erica Bracey (MBA ’01): Manager LaunchGSU
- Tia Forbes: Ph.D. Candidate, Learning Scientist, Founder of The Knack Brand
- Cameron Geer: Global Studies Major, Marketing Coordinator Student Assistant
- Todd Campbell (MBA ’04): Treasurer and Chair of Financial Literacy Program
Segment II: Listen to Podcast
The Executive MBA Program at Georgia State University is a 17-month program that prepares leaders for their next career move by expanding their knowledge in the field of business and executive leadership. Lee Kantor of Business RadioX sat down with Robin Mladnich, Jan Heybroek, Dwayne Roache, and Amanda Stanzione who shared about the Executive MBA program offered through the J. Mack Robinson College of Business and their participation in the Entrepreneurship Experience Course.
- Robin Mladinich (MIB): Director of Executive MBA Program, Founder and Leadership Coach for Inspire 2 Impact
- Jan Heybroek: President and CEO of MDoutlook
- Dwayne Roache: Executive MBA Student, VP Finance & Controller at Jackson Physician Search
- Amanda Stanzione: Executive MBA Student, FinTech Executive and Digital Payments Expert
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The Institute for Biomedical Sciences was founded at Georgia State University in 2014, with four research facilities and roughly $20 million in grants awarded annually towards the institute and its faculty. Since Fall 2016, the institute has offered several academic degrees within the Biomedical Sciences. Corey Andrews, Elizabeth Eichinger, and Zachary Saylor sat down with Lee Kantor of Business RadioX to talk about their participation within the Institute for Biomedical Sciences and further explain its offerings and impact.
- Corey Andrews (B.S. ’18): Biochemistry Graduate Student, SafeStrip
- Elizabeth Eichinger: Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Institute for Biomedical Sciences
- Zachary Saylor: Lecturer, Institute for Biomedical Sciences
Segment IV – Listen to Podcast
The Georgia State Main Street Entrepreneurs Seed Fund (MSESF) Program supports underrepresented student, alumni and community entrepreneurs with seed funding through grants, education and mentorship. The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute spotlighted three exceptional Atlanta business owners: Usama Muta-Ali, Gynella Ngounou, and Ashley Bella all spoke with Lee Kantor of Business RadioX to speak about the impact that the MSESF has had on their lives and businesses.
- Ashley Bella (B.S.I.S. ’10): Visual Artist, Founder of ArtsyBella Studio + Shop
- Gynella Ngounou: Social Entrepreneurship Major, Creative Director and CEO of SELF
- Usama Muta-Ali: Chemistry Major, Founder of Bukhari Tutoring & Health