Smith Student Strikes Liquid Gold

Julia Franchi Scarselli ’18 Credits Smith with Helping Her Start Business Venture

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Julia Franchi Scarselli ’18’s father lives in a small town outside of Rome where making olive oil is a labor of love and family tradition. An assignment in one of her classes led her to write a business proposal for a sustainable enterprise where consumers could adopt an olive tree, help the cultivators, and have 100 percent organic, pure olive oil delivered to their doorsteps. Learn how Scarselli used Smith College support and resources to turn a great idea into Libellula, a viable business venture.