2018 Entrepreneurship Lecture Series

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Entrepreneurship Lecture Series: Sharon Bui

  • Date: Monday, February 12, 2018
  • Time: 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Location: Olin 102

Sharon Bui

Founder of Frill


Faced with another huge bill for recruitment clothing, Sharon Bui became frustrated!  How could the apparel worn by her and her sisters throughout the week be so expensive and unflattering?

From frustration came an idea; partnering with a long-time friend, Sharon set out to fill a need for sorority members and, in the process, created a movement.  The concept of her company, Frill, was one thing; how to execute it successfully and start with only $350 dollars in her bank account was quite another.  This signature program details the humble beginnings of a dream which led Sharon to business success,  being featured on the hit TV programs Shark Tank and Beyond the Tank, and building her dream. Learn how you can follow your idea on a path of success.  Sharon’s story inspires the student entrepreneur, leader, and dreamer.  

Audience members will be introduced to Sharon’s story, extraordinary vision and tenacious passion for business success; Identify entrepreneurial and leadership factors associated with her ability to accomplish tremendous goals; Analyze the external and internal motivations which have led to Sharon’s growth of Frill; Understand how any student can go from "college broke" to building a business of their dreams.

Questions? Contact Teresa Flinchbaugh, 563-387-1340