Introducing Sarah Boden as a Mentor for the Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program

The Master of Science in Entrepreneurship is Foster’s new 12-month degree that embodies the startup process — from ideation and formation to execution and scale. It blends the best of business school education, practical content, world-class Seattle connections, and time in the program for students to get their startup off the ground. Our goal for students: turn that spark into reality.

Sarah Boden
CEO, Bellegrove Medical Supply
B.S., Economics, Lehigh University

I mentor student entrepreneurs because It gives me hope for the future.

Sarah Boden
As a mentor, I excel at…

Business model validation, product viability, market facing strategies.

Don’t ask me about…

IP law, ESOP’s.

The one thing people should know about me is…

I love dark, quirky TV and movies. Wes Anderson and Quentin Tarantino!

My favorite entrepreneurial book, blog, podcast is…

I don’t believe in “talking heads” so I am not a devotee of the literature.

When I have free time, I…

Am cursing and sweating up a daunting hill on my bike wondering why I love to punish myself in this manner….

I manage everyday stress by…

Walking along the lake in Kirkland, going to spin class if its raining, eating dark chocolate paired with a glass of Syrah.  And all of this might happen in the same day!

If I’m going out to dinner, I’ll generally order…

Sad to say the carb-loaded pasta dish but I chase it with a glass of red wine so it all evens out.  At least that’s what I tell myself.

As a kid, I was fascinated by…

Drosophila melangaster. Google it, I’m not going to make it easy for you.

As an adult, I’m fascinated by…

The beauty of the Pacific Northwest and the fabulousness (yes, that’s a word !) of my daughter.

The person I admire most is…

Jeff Bezos.

I describe myself as…

Serial problem solver, average cyclist, proud mother.

My motto/tagline is…

Nothing meaningful comes without hard work and focus.  And a sense of humor.