‘Perseverance, Determination, Scholarship, Leadership:’ WSB’s First BEL Scholars Graduate

For Business Badger Katie Haghighi (BBA ’22), the pace won’t slow after Saturday. Once the marketing and international business major has diploma in hand, she’s committing her energy and efforts to the startup she founded: Regener8, a platform that tackles the global textile waste crisis by connecting fashion designers with consumers. Come late summer, she’ll begin a consultant position with United Health Group while continuing to work on Regener8 on the side.

Haghighi is one of 17 scholars from the inaugural cohort of the Business Emerging Leaders (BEL) Program who will graduate this week. Started by the Wisconsin School of Business in 2016, the donor-funded BEL Program is a college preparatory program for high school students from diverse backgrounds that have strong academic records and leadership skills […]

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