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Temidola Ikomi, a 2017 graduate of the D'Amore-McKim School of Business and co-founder of an African-inspired fashion brand in Nigeria, won a 2022 Innovator Award, presented by Northeastern's Women Who Empower.

Co-led by professors Amir Grinstein and Daniele Mathras of the D'Amore-McKim School of Business as part of a partnership with tech accelerator 50:50 Startups, Bridging Conflicts pairs Northeastern students with startups that are co-founded by Israeli and Palestinian entrepreneurs.

Natasha Shazana, DMSB'13, quit her private equity job in New York City to build a new empowering bra brand in Malaysia.

For the love of fashion and out of entrepreneurial curiosity, Lukas Dudzik COS'23 and Alder Whiteford DMSB'24 are curating an online platform, Sewn Boutique, to showcase small designer brands.

Twenty-two is the lucky number for recipients of the 2022 Innovator Awards, given out by the Northeastern's Women Who Empower platform. A panel of judges selected 22 female honorees, who will receive a total of $220,000 in cash prizes, with first-place winners taking home $22,000 each in the award program's second year.

Childhood memories of helping her little brother with a rare illness combined with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Ghana to inspire Ashley Cummings, a Northeastern graduate, who created a body butter to provide relief for dry skin and eczema.

The current Roux Institute Director of Entrepreneurship, two-time tech founder, and former IDEA CEO will take the helm as the Managing Director of the Northeastern University Center for Entrepreneurship Education (NUCEE) effective April 1, 2022.

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes, center, and her family leave the Robert F. Peckham Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse after the jury found her guilty on four counts in San Jose, Calif. Holmes was found guilty of four counts of defrauding investors, each carrying a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison. Photo by Dai Sugano/MediaNews Group/The Mercury News via Getty Images

The COVID-19 pandemic struck one year after Glen Giovanucci (DMSB'83) became chief executive officer of G-Form, a maker of protective sports gear. His company survived the crisis because he was able to lean on the leadership skills he learned from playing ice hockey at Northeastern.

Sports drinks were high in sugar and low in nutrition–until Northeastern alumnus Lamar Letts (DMSB'17) invented Hylux. The high school track star, sidelined by the discovery of a serious illness, created the beverage when he was ready to return to the gym. Now, he's the youngest CEO to have a product on Walmart.com.