Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center
Nicola Corzine serves as the Executive Director of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, a non-profit that delivers world-class resources and mentoring to enable every entrepreneur across the globe to realize their maximum potential. Nicola has over 17 years of strategic business development and entrepreneurial thought leadership programming experience. Prior to the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, she served as Deal Manager for the Band of Angels.
Dr. Samantha Dewalt is an entrepreneurial leader and strategic thinker with bold ideas and relentless execution—passionate about inspiring others to reach their greatest potential through education and authentic leadership. Dewalt serves as Managing Director of Lehigh@NasdaqCenter, an exclusive academic-in-residence partnership between Lehigh University and the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco. She holds an MBA from the University of Oklahoma and a doctorate in Organizational Leadership from Pepperdine University.
Strategy & Innovation Leader
Megan is a CEO, entrepreneur, and impact strategist. Her workshops, design strategy engagements, and executive coaching empower leaders from all backgrounds to unleash their highest potential. A lifelong learner and enthusiastic educator, her primary focus as a designer is unblocking innovation capacity, equipping the next billion creators with the tools and habits of prototype-driven innovation, toward a more human-centered, sustainable, and delightful future of work. Megan earned her MS in Management from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.
Area VP, Marketing & Communications
Arabella is a strategy and marketing executive who has an art for storytelling and pitching complex ideas and solutions. She currently advises cyber security start-ups on go-to-market strategy, fundraising, and corporate messaging. Arabella has served in senior leadership roles across a variety of technology companies, including VP of Marketing and Communications at NETSCOUT, head of enterprise product marketing at Arbor Networks, VP Corporate Strategy at Arbor, and VP Corporate Strategy at Sophos.
San Joaquin Delta College
Rasleen is a student at San Joaquin Delta College preparing to transfer and further her studies in business administration. She recently joined the City of Stockton IT Department assisting the team with her strong background in administration and communications. Prior to joining the City of Stockton, Rasleen worked with the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center to increase student talent within the entrepreneurial world and open up opportunities for students throughout community colleges. Rasleen is passionate about serving others and working in innovative environments designed to create impactful change within the world.
Juwon Owolabi is an avid learner, budding entrepreneur, and a passionate advocate for education reform. While attending Lehigh University, he has assisted local businesses within his community by helping improve their business models as well as launched his own company, LJ's Midnight Munchies. He currently is working with the Lehigh@NasdaqCenter as a co-creator of TheFuture.education Design Challenge, collecting and advocating on behalf of the student voice to help accelerate the future of inclusive entrepreneurial education.
Lehigh University (Incoming)
Genevieve Powell was born and raised in Namibia and attended high school in Grahamstown, South Africa as a full-time boarder. She has a Namibian father and an American mother, and is looking forward to exploring her American roots as an incoming Lehigh student in fall ‘21. Her academic interests include the human condition, visual arts, and engineering. She loves engaging in social justice, where she thrives in difficult conversations and loves creating safe spaces for open dialogue. In the future, Genevieve hopes to combine her love for the humanities and STEM to solve modern problems with interdisciplinary thinking.
CEO & Founder
Nishika has spent the last 15 years focused on two things – people and impact in corporations ranging from Deloitte Consulting, Apple, Salesforce, Cisco, Levi, Chevron and several other giants to the startups of Silicon Valley. She is now the CEO and founder of her own company, Ei, with a mission to unlock the human potential of the world. Ei’s executive coaching model and unique framework, called HyperQ, has extensive rigor with the goal of increasing alignment to the Success Skills required for the Future of Work.
Passion for Leadership
If you’re in the business of doing what you love and developing the skills you need to do what you love, you will want to pay attention! Lamarr Womble will help push you past your life challenges, teach you game changing skills and help you execute on your passions all while helping you lead others! He has been featured as a TEDx and TEDx Youth Speaker, on MSNBC.com, and is the author of the upcoming book, “Legendary: How Any Student Can Become a Legendary Leader!”