Project Description


2017 Drake University Scholarship Recipient

Summer is from Des Moines, Iowa and is a junior at Drake University. She will graduate in May of 2018 with a degree in Finance and concentrations in Insurance and Actuarial Science. Throughout her time at Drake, Summer has been actively involved in the Women in Business Organization where she served as the Community Outreach for the first official year. Summer has been newly elected as the External Vice President of the organization and she hopes to recruit many new members for upcoming years. Dr. Therese Vaughan is Summer’s academic advisor and helped guide her with establishing our organization and goals for what we wanted to accomplish. Women in Business is dedicated to serving and empowering both women at Drake and in the Des Moines community.

Along with Drake, Summer works full time at Famous Footwear as the Associate Manager. She is developing her leadership skills to bring them to the corporate world after graduation.