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Cornerstones of Business: Alumnae share their stories of success

Janie Cooke works at her desk and makes phone calls at O-Venture headquarters. The Real World – a daunting phrase Hockaday students have heard numerous times throughout their school career. The cliché haunts students...

Nothing to W(h)ine About In Napa Valley

//PICTURED ABOVE: In Napa Valley, Colgin Winery lays nestled among the hills, overlooking the beautiful landscape of the area. Surrounding it are the grape vines, which—years later—will be turned into red wine. Ann Colgin...

Mothers and Daughters Partner in Business

PICTURED ABOVE:  Senior Luiza Gruntmane, pictured as a toddler, modeled for ZAZA Couture, created by her mother Tereze, Luiza now works for her mother’s company during the summer.// Photo courtesy of Luiza Gruntmane A...

Students Start Photography Business

When junior Grace Voorheis was asked to take photos of the children she babysat in January of this year, she arrived at their house with her Nikon D3300 and assumed she would just be...

Alumna of the Issue: Janie Cooke ’89

In 2012, Janie Cooke ’89 and her business partner Caroline Nix started O-Venture, a leather accessories company aiming to design convenient accessories for women. You can find their products, including their Big O Rings...

D Magazine Showcases Women in STEM

On Oct. 19, about 70 professionals sat down in the North St. Paul Street office of D Magazine’s CEO headquarters. Less than five of those attendees were male. It was the last event of...