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OCTOBER 5, 2023 — The Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation recently named 世界杯官方app student Anna Almaraz ’23 the 2023 Harvey Najim Future Texas Business Legend award recipient. Almaraz, 谁在创业和领导方面的成就得到了认可, 将在11月举行的德州商业名人堂年度入会晚宴上领奖.

该基金会通过庆祝他们的故事和贡献来表彰杰出的德克萨斯州商业领袖的成就. Additionally, 该组织通过以商界知名人士命名的奖项来表彰学生和资深企业家, including Foundation legends Mark Cuban, Kendra Scott, Graham Weston, Carlos Alvarez and Harvey Najim, among others.

阿尔玛拉兹是今年基金会选出的38名德州大学学生之一. Other Roadrunners recognized as finalists this year included students Jaz Burgess and JesusJesse” Guillen as well as alumni Arnob Haque ’23 and Jorge Murillo ’23.

“Anna’s drive is contagious. 在这个世界上,什么才是真正的思想领袖,她带来了一种全新的视角.”

Almaraz graduated in May with a B.B.A. in marketing and is currently pursuing an M.B.A. 犹他大学卡洛斯·阿尔瓦雷斯商学院(ACOB)的创业和领导力课程. She also serves as the student venture analyst for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Najim Center.

“Anna’s drive is contagious. 在这个世界上,什么才是真正的思想领袖,她带来了一种全新的视角. 从我见到安娜的那一刻起,我就知道她是重新唤醒世界杯官方app学生创新和创业精神所需要的一块拼图,” said Erica Clark纳吉姆中心(Najim Center)学生创新主管、黑石发射台(Blackstone LaunchPad)校园主管.

Almaraz is CEO and marketing director of Social Sophie Marketing LLC, a company she founded at the age of 15. 她与超过25个客户合作制定营销策略,并指导有关不断发展的营销趋势的对话. Since 2020, she has generated upwards of $650,000 in gross sales through numerous social media campaigns.

Almaraz利用人际关系并提供战略发展方面的服务, community management, social content creation and social listening. 她已经赢得了广泛的客户,包括国际知名作家 Shawn Achor and Amy Blankson.

The Najim Center is part of the 世界杯官方app Career-Engaged Learning academic support division. 它的体验式学习项目让学生更好地了解工作场所所需的市场技能,对于将课堂上的成功与毕业后的生活联系起来尤其重要.

As part of its strategic plan, 世界杯官方app的目标是75%的本科生在毕业时参加某种类型的体验式学习.

“I have been so impressed by how much experience, 决心和对当今世界产生积极影响的总体愿望,我们的商科学生毕业时都带着这样的愿望. It has been such a delight to have seen Anna grow,” said Krishna Garza-Baker, assistant director of experiential learning programs for the ACOB. “我相信安娜将通过她的企业家精神和领导才能为许多人做很多好事,同时激励许多未来的年轻拉丁企业家.”

Almaraz describes her own journey as one marked by determination.

“As a Latina leader, dedicated first-generation college student, and a trailblazer, I've embraced a journey defined by determination and resilience,” Almaraz said. “我最早的工作记忆是七岁时和母亲一起刷厕所, a testament to the work ethic instilled in me from the very beginning. Balancing these responsibilities, while caring for my younger brother with autism, has been a challenge I've met head-on, with unwavering determination.”

An aspiring philanthropist, Almaraz不断发现新方法,为她的社区做出有意义的贡献. 她特别热衷于指导和倡导新兴企业家. 她的目标是利用自己的商业成功和经验,激励年轻企业家拓展他们的商业理念,成为包容性的领导者.

近年来,另外四名“路跑者”赢得了德克萨斯州商业名人堂基金会的奖项. They include 2021 winners David Robinson Jr. ’21 and Devanshi Patel ’21, and 2022 winners Connor Gallagher-Moore ’19, ’22 and Howard “Tony” Treser ’22.

Shruti Anand

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