MBA Fellowship – Entrepreneur in Residence: Quyen Hom
Quyen Hom, a 2021 graduate of the UW-Stevens Point MBA program, served as the Entrepreneur in Residence from 2020-21. Through this fellowship, Quyen was able to make an impact in the university and her community through philanthropy, influence and collaboration.
Philanthropy: Be All The Things Scholarship
The Be All The Things scholarship was started in 2017 courtesy of Quyen’s boutique, Assembly Shop. This scholarship was modeled after Quyen’s mom, Thuy Luu, who graduated college as a non-traditional student.
Through this fellowship, Quyen made it a goal to endow the Be All The Things scholarship by raising $50,000. Quyen exceeded her goal and raised $63,518.06 in just 8 short months!
Her endowed scholarship is now providing non-traditional and black, indigenous, and people of color more access to higher education. Through this endowment Thuy’s legacy will live forever.
Influence: Purpose-Driven Business Interviews
On Assembly Shop’s Instagram, Quyen hosted a series of lives with different business leaders to discuss the topic of purpose-driven business. In these lives Quyen discusses her experience with the UWSP MBA program and how that affects her roles in other areas of her life. Visit Assembly Shop’s Instagram page to watch these lives.
Collaboration: Business Advisory Council Membership
Quyen is making a difference in her community by being the first small business owner and BIPOC woman to serve on the Business Advisory Council. The Business Advisory Council provides input from the community to shape the future of the UWSP School of Business and Economics.
What is Quyen going to do next?
Quyen has been a wonderful asset to UWSP’s MBA program through philanthropy, influence, and collaboration. With her dedication and commitment to bettering Stevens Point, it makes us wonder … what is Quyen going to do next?