USD MBA Students Partner with Microentrepreneurs and Support Over 90 Local Businesses

Wednesday, February 3, 2021TOPICS: Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Aarti Ivanic, MBA academic director at USD School of Business, stands alongside MBA students, micro-entrepreneurs, Access Inc. partners,and USD faculty and staffAarti Ivanic, MBA academic director at USD School of Business, stands alongside MBA students, micro-entrepreneurs, Access Inc. partners,and USD faculty and staff

USD MBA students are teaming up with small business owners in Access Inc.'s Microenterprise Program to provide expertise and guidance on business plans, marketing, bookkeeping and more. Access Inc. works with underserved populations in San Diego to promote self-sufficiency and economic independence through education and employment opportunities.

The collaboration between MBA students and local microentrepreneurs is part of the Mentorship Program at USD, a partnership that began in 2017 between the USD School of Business, USD Mulvaney Center for Community, Awareness, and Social Action, and Access Inc.

More than 90 local businesses have received support from this partnership, creating a positive impact on the regional community. This achievement was highlighted in the latest edition of the San Diego Business Journal. Read more below.

Contact:

Renata Ramirez
renataramirez@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4658