Success Stories



Emory students find inspiration and success at The Hatchery

When students come to The Hatchery with a big idea or startup, they receive support for all stages of innovation. What these innovative students have done with that support is truly inspiring. Read their stories below.

Success Stories

Stories

Barbara Biney and Sydni Williams

Barbara Biney and Sydni Williams: Success Story from The Hatchery

Meet Barbara Biney and Sydni Williams, Emory School of Medicine students and founders in The Hatchery Incubator. Together they created Besties Box, a subscription box service providing customers with a monthly delivery of product samples to fulfill their haircare interests and needs.

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Gabriela Olmedo

Gabriela Olmedo: Success story from The Hatchery

Meet Gabriela Olmedo, a student at Emory's Goizueta Business School, and a student founder in The Hatchery Incubator. Olmedo was inspired to create THRIVE Atlanta after working as an Emergency Medical Technician in Rockdale County, Georgia.

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Shakila Ali

Shakila Ali: Success story from The Hatchery

Meet Shakila Ali, a recent MPH graduate from Rollins School of Public Health, and a student founder in The Hatchery Incubator. For the past two years, Shakila has planned and hosted a grassroots level fundraiser for marginalized communities in Afghanistan.

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Adway Gopakumar

Adway Gopakumar: Success story from The Hatchery

Meet Adway Gopakumar, a student at Emory College of Arts & Sciences and a student founder in The Hatchery Incubator. His organization, Liberation Through Education, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated towards promoting primary education in underserved communities around the world.

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