Tufts Pre-College Business & Management Programs
Meet our Program Leads
Tina Weber, Program Lead
As a leader at the School of Engineering's Gordon Institute here at Tufts, Tina is a serial entrepreneur who enjoys helping companies with product market strategy and development. She is currently working on a new venture in the data-visualization space. She is also the founder/CEO of A Starting Line, a strategy firm whose clients include the Boston Asian American Film Festival. Previously, Tina was the Chief Engagement Officer of GearSay.com, responsible for launch strategy, customer acquisition and engagement. She was introduced to the startup world as one of the earliest employees of VistaPrint.com and Worth Interactive.
Tina has also served as the Director of Lean Startup Challenge, a startup accelerator program that provides guidance and mentoring based on the Lean Startup principles. She has mentored startup teams and judged for the Tufts $100k New Ventures Competition as well as helping student-run startups as an Expert-In-Residence in the Tufts Entrepreneurship Center’s Venture Accelerator. She has also mentored/coached startups at Harvard iLabs, Harvard University’s startup incubator.
Tina previously founded a marketing/technology consulting firm and has also worked at companies such as eBay Enterprise, e-Dialog, and Digitas; leading and managing teams to build/implement marketing and business intelligence solutions. Tina’s earlier career was spent leading technical and cross-functional teams on market analysis, business intelligence/reporting, SAP implementation, and business process re-engineering projects.
Will Trevor, Program Lead
Will serves as the senior administrative leader of Tufts Gordon Institute and has overall responsibility for administrative and operational functions, including finance, personnel administration, faculty services and support, student services, research administration, facilities and property management, and health and safety. He is the primary liaison with other offices within the School of Engineering and Tufts University and serves to represent Tufts Gordon Institute and its administrative concerns as appropriate. Will's background is in marketing and higher education, and he has been involved in developing and managing online learning programs for over ten years.
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Tufts Summer Accelerator
This program is designed to provide students with a chance to immerse themselves in the Undergraduate experience, allowing highly motivated students to engage in their own academic interests and develop their own ideas. Students enroll in 2 college-level seminars per 2-week session, designed specifically for high school students. These seminars are small (15-20 student), discussion based, interactive sessions in subject areas from across the University.
Choose from a variety of seminar topics including Social Psychology of Prejudice, Discrimination, and Racism, Russia's war on Ukraine: why, why now, and what's next..., Introduction to Children's Media, Art, Truth, and Misinformation, and many more.
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