The Women’s Entrepreneurship Week event at Cal State San Bernardino will feature a panel of four distinguished CSUSB alumnae who will share their experiences of starting a business and talk about the challenges they had to overcome to get to where they are today. The free event, which is open to the public, will take place on Thursday, Oct. 18, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Eucalyptus Room in the Meeting Center (formerly the Commons). Parking at CSUSB is $6. Register for free tickets at Eventbrite. The four panelists are: 

  • Mariatu “Tu” Browne, a hairstylist who discovered her passion for hair at age nine while braiding in her native Sierra Leone, West Africa, and owner of Tu Organics Salon and Spa, the only organic beauty salon of its kind in Rancho Cucamonga;
  • Maritza Gomez, who founded MG Custom Printing with her mother, a promotional products and printing company specializing in digital decoration of marketing products and personalized gifts;
  • Rachel Jimenez, a money expert who teaches foundational financial education through keynote presentations and a foundational financial fitness e-course; and
  • Mai Temraz, co-founder of Gaza Geekettes, former head of Gaza Sky Geeks’ women’s programming, TechWoman fellow, former startup founder, and certified mentor. She is the first Palestinian female licensed amateur radio operator. She was also awarded the best entry-level STEM Executive at the Women in STEM conference in Dubai.

 The Women’s Entrepreneurship Week event is presented by the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration’s Office of Inclusion and Engagement, the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship, and the Department of Marketing.

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