Dennis Hanno

Wheaton College President Dennis M. Hanno is a leader in higher education innovation and an expert on social innovation and entrepreneurship. The founder and head of IDEA4Africa, he has two decades of experience educating, mentoring and incubating young entrepreneurs who are solving problems and improving their regional economies.

C.C. Chapman

C.C. is a Visiting Instructor of Business and Management at Wheaton College and an Adjunct Professor of Marketing and Communications at Bentley University. He has also developed and taught courses for LinkedIn Learning, Lynda.com, CreativeLive, and Treehouse. At Wheaton, he serves as the college’s liaison to MassChallenge, leading our student cohort working there over the summer and identifying opportunities for collaboration and mutual benefit.

Isabelle Byusa

Isabelle Byusa is a Global Youth Development Programs Director whose deep passion for youth, education and entrepreneurship has led her to designing and implementing pre-college programs at Wheaton College Massachusetts. Previously, Isabelle served as a teaching fellow at Harvard Graduate School of Education where she earned her masters degree in International Education Policy. A native of Rwanda, Isabelle has experience in non-profit start-ups and in training a variety of audiences, including students and teachers. Isabelle holds a B.S in Business Administration from Babson College.

Teaching Facilitators


Ramya Chaturvedi

JVEC Advisory Board Member

Class year
Class of 2021

Major
International Relations and Public Health

Favorite quote
“Pressure creates diamonds, Fire refines Gold”

Pranav Damani

Class year
Class of 2021

Major
Business Management and Economics

Quote
“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world, are the ones that do.”

Ashita Katariya

Class year
Class of 2020

Major
Psychology and Public Health

Favorite quote
“Winners don’t do different things, they do things differently”

Simran Lamba

Class year
Class 2021

Major
Film and New Media Studies, Theatre and Dance Studies

Favorite quote
“Push yourself because no one else is going to do it for you”

Tanisha Nair

JVEC Advisory Board Member

Class year
Class of 2021

Major
Business and Management and Economics

Favorite quote
“Keep going. No obstacle is big enough to stop you from having the will of overcoming it.”

Vaibhav Pandey

Class year
Class of 2022

Majors
Economics and Mathematics

Favorite Quote
Dream, Work, Achieve and Repeat!

Rishita Sadh

Class year
Class of 2022

Major
Business Management and Psychology

Favorite quote
“You should never let your fears prevent you from doing what you know is right”

Gyana Srivastava

JVEC Advisory Board Member

Class year
Class of 2021

Major
Economics and Psychology

Favorite quote
“It is your helical journey in time which leads you through experiences, decisions, advances and growth.”
Prabhat Kumar

Viren Tuli

Class Year
Class of 2022

Major
Economics and Business

Quote
“There will be obstacles. There will be doubters. There will be mistakes. But with hard work, there are no limits.”
Michael Phelps

Special Thanks

  • Darshil Rathod, Wheaton Alum ’19, JVEC Advisory Board Member
  • Bhavika Dugar, Wheaton Alum ’19, JVEC Logo & Booklet designer 
  • Anoushka Agrawal, Class of 2020, JVEC Advisory Board Member