Month: June 2020

Meet Levi – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Levi, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy (EDA).    Levi grew up in Morrisville, Vermont and took about a years worth of college courses before moving to Fargo in 2018. He went to NDSU for another year, but decided the experience wasn’t really for him, and moved on…

Striving to Build Quality Products That Will Last For Years

Charissa Rubey, CEO and President of Dakota Macro, will be focusing on the entrepreneurial community and what it can offer at 1 Million Cups on June 24 from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.   About Charissa Charissa Rubey, CEO and President of Dakota Macro, moved to the farm at twenty to be a wife, mother,…

Founders That… Program

Emerging Prairie was built on the idea that, to succeed, entrepreneurs need other entrepreneurs. We’re going back to our roots by starting our newest program for founders, Founders That. This meetup is meant to connect founders to each other through casual weekly activities to build relationships. Why Founders That?  As an entrepreneur, no one understands…

Meet Jake – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Jake, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy (EDA).    Jake first moved to Fargo during college to receive his associate’s degree in Graphic Design from MSTATE. He became increasingly interested in web design and entrepreneurship, and has been attending Startup Weekend for several years now, even winning first…

Meet Chris – Emerging Digital Academy Student

Meet Chris, one of 13 students in the first cohort at Emerging Digital Academy (EDA).   Chris grew up right here in Fargo, North Dakota, and has always considered it his home. He loves the simplicity that the Fargo-Moorhead community brings, and wants to begin his career here as well. He graduated with a GED,…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Liz

Emerging Prairie is excited to welcome Liz Campbell to the Emerging Prairie Team. Liz has taken on the role of Head of Student Life and Community Engagement. In this position, Liz will engage the students of Emerging Digital Academy and assist in their journey from being a student to having a career. Liz Campbell is…

Emerging Prairie Welcomes New Teammate: Mary

Emerging Prairie is excited to welcome Mary Hoagland to the Emerging Prairie Team. Mary has taken on the role of Full Stack Instructor.  In this position, Mary will help teach the full stack classes at the Emerging Digital Academy. Mary has worked as a software developer in Bozeman, Montana, all while enjoying the outdoor activities…

Helping and Empowering Women Through Access to Menstrual Hygiene Products

Bridget McManamon, founder of Herstory, will be speaking at 1 Million Cups virtual style on June 3 for YEA! Day. She will be highlighting the new project, Masks for Menstruation, at the event and it will be held from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.   About Bridget Bridget McManamon, founder of Herstory, is currently a…

Working Hard and Achieving Dreams Through Enhance

Ameera Gaal, founder and CEO of Enhance, will be speaking at virtual 1 Million Cups for YEA! Day on June 3. At 1 Million Cups, she will be highlighting what her business Enhance is about and who it helps. 1 Million Cups will take place virtually from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. on June 3.…