As a member of a professional women’s soccer team, Celia Jimenez Delgado spends lots of time training, traveling, and competing. But the Orlando Pride’s right-back still makes education a priority. Delgado is earning her online MBA through Washington State University. The program was “the perfect fit for my lifestyle as a professional athlete,” she says.
Keri Rhodes leads a four-member team in the marketing department at Spiceology, whose products are carried by retailers ranging from Williams Sonoma to Ace Hardware. The Spokane company sells 400 different spices and blends.
Gloria Ochoa-Bruck’s steadfastness in holding onto her dreams led to a career in public service and criminal justice reform. She recently earned her MBA at WSU—a degree she had started years earlier, but put on hold.