Fellow:Evanann Whitaker

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School: Boise State University

What she does now:Pursues her Master in Business Administration at Boise State, works as a Graduate Assistant for the College of Innovation + Design, and works part time at a local Boise Startup.

Contact her about:Nontraditional education paths, cool startup companies in Boise, fun spots, foodie instagram accounts, and cheering on Gonzaga’s basketball team (her alma mater).


Evanann Whitaker is a University Innovation Fellow and candidate in Boise State University's Master's in Business Administration program at Boise State University. After graduating from Gonzaga University with a Bachelor's Degree in Entrepreneurship & Innovation and a Minor in English, Evanann moved back to Idaho to pursue her graduate degree in 2017.

Evanann has experience in a variety of industries, having worked in startups, larger corporations, and politics. During her time studying business at Boise State, she was a Graduate Assistant in the Boise State College of Innovation + Design. Her educational experience growing up outside of a small, rural Idaho community is part of what inspired her to further her education and become involved with University Innovation Fellows to re-imagine the "how" and "why" of higher education.