Five Entrepreneurship Tips from a Pioneering Alumna
Since its launch in 2018, Bibi Beverages has been selling wellness shots across nine states, including New Jersey. In 2022, Bibi is slated to expand its distribution to 26 states. “It’s been a lot of blood, sweat, and tears to get to this point,” Jen Du RBS’13 says. “But I knew this day would come.”
Jesse Bayker GSNB’19 and assistant professor of history Kendra Boyd GSNB’17 spearheaded the oral history project and teamed up with the Rutgers Oral History Archives to collect the stories of Black alumni, faculty, staff, and community members via interviews to develop an accurate, more granular picture of Black life at the university and in surrounding communities.
A Companion to the End
Linda Bryce DC’72, NLAW’75 was an 18-year-old volunteer at a hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, when she was given a list of patients to spend time with—but no specifics about them. Arriving at the bedside of a dying gentleman, Bryce hurried through the visit and stopped volunteering for this duty. At the time, she admits, she could not look death in the face. Today, she is a certified end-of-life doula who embraces guiding the journeys of those on the threshold.