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?
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.
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.