Work & Mother Wins Best Alumni at Napier Rice Launch Challenge

On Thursday, March 28th, Work & Mother competed against nine other leading start-ups and pitched to a full house at the Rice Liu Idea Lab for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (LILIE). The H. Albert Napier Rice Launch Challenge was hosted by Rice Business, LILIE, and the Rice Entrepreneurs Organization


The 2019 panel of judges included:

  • Claire Shorall, Principal, NEO
  • Dan Watkins, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Mercury Fund
  • Gray Hancock, Founder & COO, Decisio
  • Samantha Lewis, Director, GOOSE Society
  • Yan-David Erlich, Partner, Coatue Management

Work & Mother was competing in and won the Alumni category (its founder, Abbey Donnell, is a Rice MBA grad).