Encouraging Entrepreneurship at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Driving Student Success



Learn more about the impact of The Mary Ellen Pleasant Entrepreneurship (MEPE) Fellowship program.  This joint program created by The Whether and The Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institution, included 25 Fellows across 17 partner HBCUs.

The MEPE Fellowship is a part of The Whether’s $775,000 Innovations in Career Advising grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and was created to teach entrepreneurship principles to students from HBCUs.