Western Michigan University
Persefoni Lauhon is an University Innovation Fellow at Western Michigan University, working to expand the Innovation and Entrepreneurship ecosystem on campus. In doing so, she works with Epicenter leaders at Stanford University and VentureWell (formerly NCIIA) to ensure all students graduate with an entrepreneurial mindset.
Persefoni is passionate about helping students see the benefits of entrepreneurial thinking, whether they are interested in starting their own business, designing a life-saving device for a Fortune-500 company, or managing a group of people. She believes that with the right skills and training, everyone can entrepreneur solutions for a better tomorrow.
Persefoni is currently a Master's student studying Industrial Engineering at Western Michigan Unviersity. She has been in involved in many campus organizations, including the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), Campus Activities Board (CAB), and Starting Gate, WMU's business accelerator program. She graduated from WMU in 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Industrial & Entrepreneurial Engineering.