entrepreneurship

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.

Smith, who is receiving an MBA, comes from a background in fashion and was nervous about fitting in with the business community. That perspective changed when she started an award-winning business.