2018 Global Impact Award winner announced

Donors (from left) Jas K. Grewal and Suren G. Dutia with the co-founder and CEO of The Women’s Bakery, Markey Culver.
(Photo: Jerry Naunheim Jr./Washington University)

The Women’s Bakery won Washington University in St. Louis’ 2018 Global Impact Award on Oct. 29.

The Women’s Bakery is a social enterprise that creates access to education and sustainable employment for women in East Africa through the building of bakeries. CEO Markey Culver is an Olin Business School alumna.

This was the fifth annual Global Impact Award competition, which awards up to $50,000 to Washington University students, postdoctoral researchers and recent alumni whose ventures are scalable and sustainable with a broad impact.

To learn more, visit the Skandalaris Center for Interdisciplinary Innovation and Entrepreneurship website.  Read more stories about Washington University women innovators on the Fuse website.