At JWU, our faculty members know what it takes to succeed in your industry — because they’ve been there. In class and out, many faculty serve as mentors who challenge and inspire you as they share their expertise and personal experience.
As you transition from a student to a professional, connect with them to make networking connections and choose work experience that fits your career goals.
Building Sustainable Small Businesses in TanzaniaIn Africa, small businesses now have the chance to blossom — and JWU professor Erin Wilkinson is using her Fulbright scholarship to help make sure they’re successful.
“These women are trying to create a future for their families,” Erin says. “Your husband's gone, you have kids to feed. What do you do?”For a woman named Safia, the answer was simple: work with a non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to create and sell handmade products, like honey or oyster-shell jewelry.
Now, Erin's making sure Safia and women like her succeed. Learn about Erin's project to help small business owners become entrepreneurs.
My Faculty Fave: David Morris, SEE
"He taught me, 'Your events career starts today,'" Annie says.
My Faculty Fave: Karyn Jimenez, Graphic Design
"She makes me want to be a better designer," says Nes.
My Faculty Fave: Dr. Coles, Business
"She's fueled my fire to go global," Emily says.