Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship
Joined the Entrepreneurship Team in 2020
Mariatu opened her first salon in 2006, but a series of personal hardships compounded by the economic downturn forced her to close her doors. Mariatu continued to improve her cosmetology skills by working at other salons and decided to go back to school.
In 2010, she enrolled at Chaffey College and earned an Associate of Science degree.
In 2014, Mariatu accepted the Spirit of the Entrepreneur Scholarship from California State University, giving her the boost she needed to receive training, education, mentoring, and business resources. In October 2016, Mariatu went on to open Tu Organics Salon and Spa in Rancho Cucamonga, the City's first-ever Green Beauty Salon.
In 2017, Mariatu earned two bachelor degrees in entrepreneurial management and marketing. In 2019, Mariatu joined Riverside City College Cosmetology Department as an Adjunct Lecturer. Her specific objective is to mentor and create job skills for her Cosmetology students. In June 2020, she earned her Professional MBA degree from California State University, San Bernardino.
She recently joined the Entrepreneurship Department, as an Adjunct Lecturer. In addition to her education, Mariatu has launched a second location of Tu Organics Salon and Spa in Las Vegas, Nevada. .
Most Admired Entrepreneur:Marcus Lemonis, The Profit
Awards & Accolades:
- In the fall of 2015, Mariatu went to the Inland Empire Women's Business Center as part of the "It's Your Time: An Entrepreneurial Training Series for Women." She completed the program in December 2015, receiving second place in the competition for the best business plan.
- Mariatu's commitment to environmental sustainability earned her a Certificate of Recognition from the City of Rancho Cucamonga for participating in the Healthy RC Green Business Recognition Program.
- Mariatu is also a member of the Professional Beauty Association.
CSUSB School of Entrepreneurship Faculty Directory
|Faculty||Position / Areas of Responsibility||Contact Info|
|Dr. Michael Stull||Director of the School of Entrepreneurship, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Director of the Inland Empire Center for Entrepreneurship /IECEemail@example.com/ 537-5708|
|Steve Abbott||Entrepreneur in Residence, Lecturer of Entrepreneurshipfirstname.lastname@example.org/ 537-3597|
|Frank Almeida||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurshipemail@example.com/ 323-7647|
|AJ Beechko||Adjunct Professor of Law and Entrepreneurshipfirstname.lastname@example.org/ 537-5708|
|Ezekiel Bonillas||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurshipemail@example.com/ 848-9102|
|Mariatu Browne||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurshipfirstname.lastname@example.org/ 231-2875|
|Monica Estrella||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurshipemail@example.com|
|Karla Gonzalez||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurshipfirstname.lastname@example.org/ 781-2345|
|Dr. Anna Long-Ruboyianes||Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurshipemail@example.com|
|Vincent McCoy||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurshipfirstname.lastname@example.org/ 449-6850|
|Mitch Morris||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurshipemail@example.com/ 537-5708|
|Patrick Person||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurshipfirstname.lastname@example.org/ 537-5708|
|Lisa Rios||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurshipemail@example.com/ 444-7404|
|Ernie Silvers||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurshipfirstname.lastname@example.org/ 537-3760|
|Michelle Skiljan||Adjunct Professor of Law and Entrepreneurshipemail@example.com/ 781-2345|
|Johanna Smith||Professor of Theatre Education, Improvisation, & Puppetry, College of Arts & Lettersfirstname.lastname@example.org/ 537-5881|
|Dr. John Tillquist||Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship||jtillquist@TechCoastAngels.com951/ 323-7647|