As a first-year college student, finding a summer internship is tough. There are not many opportunities out there for freshmen, even less during a global pandemic. I was very overwhelmed by the circumstances and how abruptly my first year of college had ended, so I knew I had to do…


To continue with the Student Entrepreneur Series, I am super excited to share the story of Hector Castillo Carvajal.

I came across Hector’s profile a year ago when I was researching about the experience of minority entrepreneurs. As someone who considers herself a “coffee addict”, I was amazed by the…


As a Program Assistant at the Ain Center for Entrepreneurship, I often come across a variety of entrepreneur profiles. From local founders of small businesses in Rochester, to UR researchers who started their own companies. I always find myself amazed by the incredible ventures these people are leading. …

Fernanda Sesto

21 | 🇺🇾 | @UofR | innovation & impact ✨ | coffee addict, in love with movement, feminist, and geek 👩🏻‍💻

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