November 06, 2017

President of Lewis & Clark’s Entrepreneurship Club featured in popular Portland blog

Renee Allums-D’Espyne is featured in the popular Portland blog Silicon Florist regarding her inspirational speech about Emerging Leaders Internship (ELI).

Rick Turoczy, co-founder of the Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE), founder of TechfestNW and author of the widely-read Portland start-up/tech blog Silicon Florist, wrote about Lewis & Clark Senior Renee Allums-D’Espyne’s powerful talk regarding her experience with the Emerging Leaders Internship (ELI) program. The Emerging Leaders Internship Program matches underrepresented college students (first-generation students, low-income students, and students of color) with well paid internships at top Portland companies. Read this article and watch the video embedded in it to see why her talk concluded with a standing ovation.