Like pouring gas on a fire

“When I decide to do something, I figure out how to get it done. Carolina has given me the basis in theory, critical-thinking skills and connections to do that. It’s like pouring gas on a fire.” —Will Jarvis ’16

Will Jarvis turned his sister’s idea of creating comic books that informed kids about what goes on in the hospital into a bona fide nonprofit, thanks to UNC’s startup incubator and his minor in entrepreneurship. His Phillips Ambassador Scholarship sent him to China where he helped a biotech scientist develop a revenue model for her technology company. She returned the favor, investing in Jarvis’ nonprofit and recruiting others to fund its comic book printing and distribution in China.

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