Micro-loans for Vietnamese businesswomen. Seeing their loved ones break down day to day really takes a toll on their family members. I feel excited I get to go and pitch it to Celgene , a pharmaceutical company. What were you told about thesis prior to your second year? A graphic portrays barriers to entry for female Vietnamese vendors. In the end it really comes down to telling the story about your project. I’m going to a meditation retreat before starting starting as a UX designer at Kabbage.

What has been the most difficult part thus far? This is something I wish I had for my family and my mom. At the beginning when I presented it to a group of designers, I used a lot of business jargon and it was hard for them to get what I was trying to do. I’m hoping that this makes the lives of these families better. Can’t make the event? Blog Events Apply Search. A graphic portrays barriers to entry for female Vietnamese vendors.

As I dug deeper into financial inclusion, I found out that women tend to be much more financially underserved than men. How do you feel now that it’s almost over? The company puts out a challenge every year and it happens to be about MS this time.

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Vietnamese vendors in a market. I got everything, every single thing out of my thesis. At the beginning it was hard. If you can help someone with their finances it has ripple effects throughout their life. We spoke to two current students to understand their perspectives.


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I’m excited to see where this might go, but I’m also excited to do something beyond my MS project. I had to learn how to communicate in a way that they could understand what I was trying to do. What has been the most difficult part thus far? I was told you want to do a topic that you are very excited about because it lasts a whole year.

The grueling process of research, interviewing, prototyping, testing, and validating all culminates on May 13 when students present their thesis projects s.

I didn’t know what I wanted to do back then but I knew I was excited about thesis. I’m working on something I’m really interested in and I know my career path is in the financial technology industry.

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Those people don’t want to talk about loans. A graphic portrays barriers to entry for female Vietnamese vendors. I always knew I wanted to work on social impact in my home country. Looking back at this past year, it’s the one project sfa stands out.

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Often the person with MS feels that they’re alone, they’re isolated, they cannot share their burdens with other people, and their families unfortunately become part of that as well. I prepared myself for it and I got a job out of it. I developed a device that helps MS patients communicate without being a burden.


Micro-loans for Vietnamese businesswomen. I saw glimpses of it from our upperclassmen. Having fun with Art and Design May 6, I thought a lot about how to get them to trust me to make them share personal information.

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Blog Events Apply Search. What I decided to do was tackle the communication aspect of it. A year ago I found out that finance is one of the best tools to create a huge impact festvial a community.

After awhile I found out there are certain connections within the community, that if you know those connections it’s a lot easier.

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What were you told about thesis prior to your second year? I think I got the most out of my thesis. I designed an app which helps families understand MS better.

I know that comes with time and practice. Keep Reading View All. Multiple sclerosis MS symptom management Can you summarize your thesis in 30 seconds?