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Interview with Erica Ramos: Cofounder, and Co-CEO of Trousso

Hello Erica! How are you doing today? Can you tell us a little about yourself and your company, Trousso? 

I’m doing great this fall morning! Thank you for asking. 

I’m currently wrapping up my Stern MBA program which I expect to finish this coming May. 

My company, Trousso is a resale platform for upscale bridal fashion. Our goal is to help the next generation of brides dress up for their wedding celebrations in a way that’s financially accessible and environmentally sustainable. 

Wow! That’s cool.  Tell us a little bit about your life before Stern, and your career journey so far. 

I started my career as a management consultant at Deloitte, where I spent five years working in several different roles.…

The Save Soil Movement

“The magic of soil is to turn death into life.” – Mr. Jaggi Vasudev

Sternies, as spring is springing around us and you feel tempted by the colors of the blossoming flowers, the thrill of eating on patios surrounded by plastic or (occasionally) real leaves, the deliciousness of freshly squeezed orange juice coming out of a wholesome orange, and fulfilling bike rides around Central Park to enjoy the smell of the green grass, you may want to think about the ultimate enabler of all that happiness, i.e., the soil.


It’s easy to forget about soil in New York because we can hardly spot it.…

DBi: Costa Rica

Michael Strange, Langone MBA Class of 2014

DBi Costa Rica (CR) could not have arrived soon enough for our NY-based students stranded in an endless, harsh winter. Escaping the remnants of the 2014 “Polar Vortex” combined with the allure of classes shrouded in the glow of tropical sun had all 17 of us eager to set off. Dbi is “Doing Business in” at Stern and is a great way to immerse oneself in a culture with a host university and faculty; the core focus in CR is sustainable business.


Upon arrival the warm air and bright sun greeted us immediately and winter became a distant (2222 mile) memory.…

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