Women Entrepreneurs Visit M&M Course

Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Women Entrepreneurs

Last week, Markets & Management Studies Professor Martha Reeves hosted 4 local entrepreneurs to her class to share about their experiences. 

Amy  Unell is a documentary film maker and the Director for the Arts at Duke. Amy is actively involved in DEMAN (Duke Entertainment, Media & Arts Network) Weekend, StudioDuke, DukeCreate Workshops, Guac & Talks, Media-ville, Mural Durham, duArts Arts Festival and DEMAN & Donuts.

Tatiana Birgisson is a Duke graduate and founder of MATI Energy. Tatiana created MATI while still a Duke student. MATI is a powerful blend of fruit juice and craft brewed guayusa, the revered Amazonian leaf nicknamed the Night Watchman for its sustainable energy benefits. You can learn more about MATI and Tatiana at https://www.matienergy.com/.

MaryAnne Gucciardi is founder and CEO of Dragonwing girlgear. MaryAnne saw a need for a athletic wear for young teen and preteen girls and created Dragonwing girlgear. You can learn more about MaryAnne's company at https://dragonwinggirl.com/.

Allison Wood is the founder and CEO of LCMS+, a learning management system born out of Duke University School of Medicine. LCMS Plus offers a suite of software and expert services to accelerate the success of every stakeholder in higher education. You can learn more about Allison and LCMS+ at http://solutions.lcmsplus.com/.


Professor Reeves with Guest Entrepreneurs
Featured, left to right: Amy Unell, Tatiana Birgisson, MaryAnne Gucciardi, Alison Wood, and Martha Reeves