Here are some tips to use your alumni status or school affiliation to grow your business:
1. Join affinity or interest groups to build your professionalism and work with like-minded individuals.
2. Be a sponsor for a school club or alumni event to market your business.
3. Participate in a mentor program to give back to your school.
4. Donate $$ to your alumni association for a scholarship fund or endowment.
5. Serve on an alumni board to network with other professionals and organizations.
Thanks again and Happy Networking!
The Champion Networker (Chi Chi Okezie) is a networking, diversity and inclusion influencer known for infusing culture, history, language, arts and entertainment into her company's training and events.