Catherine Portner M’12
Co-founder, Portner Brewhouse, Alexandria, VA
Words That Changed My Life
“What makes a good leader—‘a good man speaking well.’ (It’s) impossible to separate character from effective communication. Communication and character are intrinsically tied.” – Sydel Sokuvitz
What You Need to Know about Babson
Babson is a fantastically friendly, supportive environment that makes it as easy as possible to get started. The entire community, from faculty, staff, classmates, and alumni, is always willing to lend a hand, ear, or shoulder when you need it.
How I Define Entrepreneurship
Determination and drive to solve problems facing the world no matter how big or small; constantly pushing boundaries and testing limits in search of meaningful solutions to those problems.