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Keyanna Maxwell headshot
Major: Health and Society
BDP Certificate: Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship
Graduation Year: Spring 2020

Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship student Keyanna Maxwell conducted market research to better understand startup needs and failures, looking specifically at startups in creative arenas. She explored the intersections between these types of businesses as she prepared to create a business plan for a makers studio focused on baking, cooking classes, sewing, and other creative endeavors.

"The most rewarding aspect of my Connecting Experience was talking with people who have a variety of backgrounds and experiences who were able to share different ways of starting a business.”
Jeannie Aguilar headshot
Major: Psychology
BDP Certificate: Children & Society
Graduation Year: Spring 2005

I work for Blue Sprig Pediatrics as the Area Clinical Director. I oversee clinical quality and delivery in clinics that provide Applied Behavior Analysis therapy to individuals with autism.

Location: Austin, TX

“I work in multidisciplinary teams regularly. My background knowledge from psychology, human development, and special education helps me to connect with professionals from those fields.”
Ziyue Dong
Major: Chemical Engineering
Graduation Year: 2019
Jacob Hethcock smiling
Major: Mechanical Engineering
BDP Certificate: Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship

Justin has participated in the Bridging Disciplines Program: Innovation Creativity and Entrepreneurship.

Erin Choi
Major: Biochemistry
Graduation Year: 2019

Erin is a Student Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Research as well as a UT Austin representative for The Academy of Undergraduate Researchers Across Texas (AURA-Texas).

Major: Government
Graduation Year: 2019
Chris Apgar
Major: Neuroscience
Graduation Year: 2020

Chris is a Student Ambassador for the Office of Undergraduate Research as well as a UT Austin representative for The Academy of Undergraduate Researchers Across Texas (AURA-Texas).

“student entrepreneur Icela Lee headshot”
Major: Economics
Graduation Year: 2019
"Entrepreneurship is seeing a need and having a vision to fill that need and believing in it enough to take a risk and go for it!"
“student entrepreneur Daniela Diaz headshot”
Major: Bilingual Education
Graduation Year: 2019
"I want to use the power of entrepreneurship to help promote, encourage, and support action in education, women and people of color."
“student entrepreneur Eric Moe headshot”
Major: Design
Graduation Year: 2019
"Design is a funny word. Some people think design means how it looks. But of course, if you dig deeper, it's really how it works. —Steve Jobs"

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