Santa Monica Native Wins $10K Business Award

Friday, 11 May 2012, 6:14:00 AM

Mirror Staff

From left: Dr. Janet Kerr, Executive Director, Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law, School of Law Diane Singel, Director, Full-time Programs at the Graziadio School; Finalist Monica Hwang; Finalist Rachel Siok; Diane Jenkins; Dr. Larry Cox, director of the entrepreneurship program at the Graziadio School; and finalist Isaac Agyeman.
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From left: Dr. Janet Kerr, Executive Director, Geoffrey H. Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship and the Law, School of Law Diane Singel, Director, Full-time Programs at the Graziadio School; Finalist Monica Hwang; Finalist Rachel Siok; Diane Jenkins; Dr. Larry Cox, director of the entrepreneurship program at the Graziadio School; and finalist Isaac Agyeman.

Santa Monica native, Diane Jenkins was awarded the $10,000 top prize at Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management’s annual business plan competition on March 31 in Malibu.

Her winning venture is a fashionable theft-prevention bracelet that sounds an alarm should an owner and purse or wallet become separated by more than a few feet.

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