Student-Driven Blog

Alison Harwood, Sustainable Finance and Investing with Impact

Alison Harwood, Hunt Institute Fellow concentrating in Sustainable Finance & Investing with Impact Alison Harwood is committed to promoting finance as a force for positive change.  She is a consultant on sustainable and green finance and investing with impact and a Senior Fellow in Residence at the Milken Institute focused on mobilizing private [...]

2020-07-28T19:15:38+00:00 July 2nd, 2020|

James McGuire

Director, Environmental Quality & Sustainability, City of Dallas, Hunt Institute Fellow James  McGuire joins the Hunt Institute as a Fellow bringing his expertise as a government executive with expertise in planning, water, energy, and the environment.  He serves the public as the Director of Environmental Quality & Sustainability at the City of Dallas. [...]

2020-07-02T17:55:13+00:00 July 2nd, 2020|

Hunt Institute’s First Student Social Entrepreneur

The Hunt Institute Social Enterprise Program is proud to introduce our first student social entrepreneur, Mohammed Njie. Mohammed is a rising senior at Southern Methodist University studying Electrical Engineering in Lyle School of Engineering. He was born and raised in The Gambia, a country in Western Africa. In the Gambia, 52% of people do not [...]

2020-07-02T19:02:39+00:00 July 1st, 2020|

Bailey Sullivan

Bailey Sullivan is a rising junior at Southern Methodist University working toward a B.A. in Advertising with a specialization in Digital Media Strategy and a BBA in Marketing or Business Analytics and Supply Chain Management. She serves as the Alpha Kappa Psi business fraternity’s Digital Media Chair and as the VP Panhellenic Assistant for the [...]

2020-06-30T16:06:16+00:00 June 23rd, 2020|

Rachel Levitt

Rachel Levitt is a second-year MBA candidate at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business studying marketing and management, with a specialization in customer engagement. She serves as President of Net Impact and as an MBA Ambassador, and also has membership with Women in Business, the Cox Athletic Club, and the Marketing Club. Rachel has [...]

2020-06-30T16:06:43+00:00 June 23rd, 2020|

Meet Jin-Ya Huang, Founder of Break Bread Break Borders

The Hunt Institute Social Enterprise Program is proud to have Jin-Ya Huang of Break Bread Break Borders (BBBB) as one of four social entrepreneurs in our founding cohort. Jin-Ya founded BBBB after she lost her mother, Margaret Huang, to cancer. Margaret was a chef, restaurateur, and community leader. BBBB exists to honor her legacy. Through [...]

2020-06-17T22:06:50+00:00 June 17th, 2020|

All About the Hunt Institute’s Social Enterprise Program

The objective of the Hunt Institute’s Social Enterprise Program (SEP) is to support innovative early-stage social enterprises.  Social enterprises are organizations that are pursuing a social or environmental mission using business methods. Social enterprises are often catalytic innovators who produce disruptive innovations. Social enterprises are also key to directly addressing social needs in under-resourced communities using [...]

2020-06-16T17:57:23+00:00 June 12th, 2020|

Cullen Blanchfield

Undergraduate Creative Development Lead, Film Specialist, Undergraduate Summer Head of Communications Team BFA Film Production, Advertising Minor, Arts Entrepreneurship Minor Filmmaker, Visual Content Production, Brand Management Artistic Scholarship, Meadows School of the Arts “I get to incorporate and build on my videography skills at the Hunt Institute through creating promotional videos for what we are [...]

2020-06-30T16:08:19+00:00 June 10th, 2020|

Lab on a Chip Device for COVID-19

Refugee Camp in Rwanda. The photo was taken by Sienna Dugan A group of multidisciplinary lab researchers collaborated with the Hunt Institute for Engineering and Humanity's Global Development Lab partnered with Dr. Ali Beskok as he and his team research to develop a low cost, portable, point of care microfluidic device capable of [...]

2020-06-30T16:09:13+00:00 June 3rd, 2020|