meet our student Committee

Look at the bios below to learn more about our WE student committee! Interested in joining the committee? We have spots open 1-2 times a school year and would love to have you join us. Why join the Student Committee? 

  • Awesome resume builder!

  • Make personal connections with our executive board

  • Strengthen your own entrepreneurship skills by planning content for monthly events

  • Have opportunities to lead 

  • Become part of a big sisterhood!


Samantha Horton | Nashville | marketing

I'm the President of WE and a senior in the Marketing program at BYU. I am the founder of Tru Glow Tanning, a custom spray tanning business. My marketing expertise propels my passion for social media marketing, graphic design, and brand management. I want to capitalize on my talents and opportunities to empower women in the professional realm.

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Carolyn connor | maryland | Strategic Management

I’m a senior in the strategic management program with an emphasis in product management. This year I’m participating in the BYU Sandbox program where I’ll be working with a team to build a startup! I have a lot of experience working with startups and small businesses, and entrepreneurship is my passion. When I’m not working or at school, you can find me hiking with my golden retriever pup, organizing creative photoshoots, or eating Cafe Rio and watching Schitts Creek :)


Mikayla Cluxton | South Carolina | entrepreneurial mgmt

Mikayla Cluxton is from Powdersville, South Carolina. She is majoring in Entrepreneurial Management and minoring in Family History-Genealogy. Mikayla has a passion for everything from cosmetology to family history. When she is not exploring various business ideas, she can be found practicing her baking skills or exploring the outdoors. . 


taylor brittner | california | economics + Spanish

My name is Taylor Brittner and I am passionate about helping women succeed in their professional endeavors. I am studying Economics and Spanish, and right now try to balance schoolwork with being a wife and mom. I am also a co-founder of Xperience Science, a souvenir and experience based science center, opening in Provo. Whenever I have the opportunity, I love to get outside and go hiking, or visit new places with friends and family.


ALlie peery | idaho | experience design & mgmt

I am currently in the Experience Design and Management major and graduate next year! I’m hoping to get an MBA following. I am SO passionate about entrepreneurship- I love how it pushes others and provides opportunity to truly change the world. I hope to start my own business in the near future.


Afton ellis | utah | entrepreneurial mgmt

I am a Senior in the Entrepreneurial Management program! I am currently in the process of creating my own business- a mobile barbershop (@thetrolleybarbershop on insta) and have recently developed the skill of software sales in my current job. I love anything business related and helping people realize that they can totally be their own boss. I also love the outdoors and want to travel the world!

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sofia tian | utah | Pre-business

My name is Sofia Tian, and I am an aspiring Marketing student minoring in Entrepreneurship at BYU. I'm very passionate about Marketing – I love working in a team setting and getting to express my creative side. I plan on using my Marketing skills to start my own business one day. Besides business-related agendas, I also love to hike and learn various new skills.


kate squires | georgia | Pre-business

Hi! My name is Kate Squires and I am a freshman here at BYU. I am planning on majoring in entrepreneurial management with a minor in either marketing or non-profit management. It is my dream to one day own and scale my own business, so I can be in control of my life as well as help improve others' lives. Some other things that I am passionate about are traveling the world and serving others. This summer I have the opportunity to teach at an orphanage in Mexico and I am beyond excited!