Understanding Inclusive Innovation and Leadership

Free Online Courses

Unconscious Bias: From Awareness to Action offered by Catalyst



Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do by Dr. Claude Steele


Articles & Reports

How Diversity Can Drive Innovation 

7 Things You Can Do to Recruit Women of Color 



A Class Divided 

Amend Documentary Series on Netflix:

Note that while the whole Amend series is worthwhile (and free to watch on YouTube), we recommend viewing Episode 4, which focuses on how women have used the 14th Amendment to control their own destinies.


Curated Resource Lists

Lenora Billings-Harris suggested resources She is an award winning authority as a diversity strategist, researcher and author. 

Diversity and Inclusion Education and Training curated by TEMPO Milwaukee

Marquette Resources for Anti-Racist Education curated by Marquette Office of Diversity and Inclusion

Anti-racism resources


Local businesses owned by underrepresented groups

When Women Lead

Resource Guide to Milwaukee Businesses Owned by Women

Curated by Local First Milwauke a business alliance is made up of independent, locally owned businesses and non-profit organizations.




Ongoing Funding Opportunites

The Dorm Fund*

The Dorm Fund (MU Undergraduate Students only)

Up to $2,500 in non-equity investments are availiable for student-owned companies 



Back pack Program

Backpack Program (MU Students only)

A free and confidential service that provides groceries to any Marquette student who is having difficulty accessing affordable, nutritious food and other essential household items.




Tom Avery
Tom Avery, Entrpreuner in Residence

Every Wednesday: noon to 5 p.m. CST
Every Thursday: 9 a.m. to  3 p.m. CST
Every Friday: 9 a.m. to noon CST

Email 707hub@marquette.edu and specify the best time for you and your phone number.


The Dorm Fund*


Law and Entreprenuership Clinic (LEC)

Are you a Marquette student starting a business and in need of legal advice? If so, sign up for virtual and confidential, pro bono 30-minute counseling sessions. Email nathaniel.hammons@marquette.edu to schedule your 1:1


The Dorm Fund*

At the MIC, you can receive help in all aspects of presentation development from brainstorming ideas and organizing content to practicing effective delivery and creating visuals. 

Please visit our scheduling service to make an appointment.


Helpful Articles 


How to Look Fresh and Professional in Videoconferences and Web Meetings






How to Ace Your Video Interview






The Silver Lining of Missing My Senior Year






Business Model Canvas   

Business Model Canvas


The Business Model Canvas is a tool for mapping out an idea, and allowing it to be understood, tested and improved. It helps you think through the most important aspects of a startup such as your product or service, your target market and the resources you’ll need to launch

Click here for tutorial.



MU Career Services

Student Guide to Working Remotely  

The Dorm Fund*