Read about three Capella University graduates who have overcome, inspire and influence.

Jennifer Semien, MBA

Jennifer remembers many nights sitting up with an infant in one hand and a schoolbook in the other. In fact, she recalls sitting in a hospital room after the birth of her second daughter with schoolbooks splayed out in front of her. How did she do it?

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Quintella Bounds, PhD in Educational Studies  

Quintella worked in the insurance industry when one of her sons was diagnosed with a learning disability. While aiming to become the best advocate for her child, she became an advocate and educator for many.

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Lerah Lee, PhD in Education

Lerah overcame poverty, abuse as a child, and an abusive marriage as an adult to emerge as a Director of Early Childhood Education as well as a mentor, and rock, to many women in the Charleston, South Carolina, area.

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