Bernadette Hopen
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If there's one thing you need to know about me it's that...

I am an individual who loves to push myself.

In college, I completed two degrees—with honors— in only three and a half years. I graduated from Bentley University with a B.S. in Business Management with a concentration in Entrepreneurship, and a second degree in Ethics & Social Responsibility. To foster my passion for entrepreneurship, I worked at three different startups, helping them develop and grow.  Also, my junior year, I founded a for-profit company centered around women's safety. 

After graduation, I solo backpacked throughout Southeast Asia for five months, learning about different cultures, societies, and myself. I volunteered at the Elephant Nature Park and Baan San Fran Orphanage. Through these incredible experiences, I met innovative people whose creative approach to problem solving was inspiring and eye-opening. While in Vietnam, I worked at an environmental education startup, helping to develop their marketing and business plan. I also taught a seminar about soft-business skills to local college students.

Now that I have returned from my travels, I am excited about venturing into the B Corp world. Traveling has shown me how better business practices by for-profit entities can change the world.

 
 
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Brand & Community Manager, Inspiring Capital

Today's demographic, technological, and social changes offer huge opportunities for the rise of a more prosperous, equitable, and regenerative economy. This new economy will demand professionals who are prepared, empowered, and motivated to seize the potential for strategic and sustainable growth. Inspiring Capital has developed training programs and consulting services that infuse business insights in the pursuit of higher purpose and impact.

I couldn’t be more thrilled to be spreading the message and knowledge of Inspiring Capital through building the company’s community and strengthening their brand. I am proud to be apart of the social impact movement and to be working at a female founded company. 

 

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Content: B Corps, Millennials for Better Business, Solo Travel