Rawlinson Executive in Residence in Indigenous Entrepreneurship

The Rawlinson Executive in Residence in Indigenous Entrepreneurship program will focus on promoting Indigenous entrepreneurship as a future career path and on fostering the skills, knowledge and networks to lead to successful entrepreneurial ventures.

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Bradyn Parisian is the inaugural Rawlinson Executive in Residence in Indigenous Entrepreneurship, effective February 1, 2019.

The program will create opportunities and initiatives accessible to students at the Hill and Levene Schools of Business, First Nations University, and across the University of Regina campus. The program will focus upon the following objectives:

  • To engage and empower University of Regina and First Nations University Indigenous students to consider entrepreneurship as a    future career path through experiential learning opportunities;
  • To equip University of Regina and First Nations University aspiring Indigenous entrepreneurs with the skills, knowledge and networks to lead successful entrepreneurial ventures;
  • To collaborate with faculty, staff and external partners of the Hill and Levene Schools and First Nations University to foster and develop a spirit of entrepreneurship among Indigenous students;
  • To collaborate with Indigenous communities and contribute to community empowerment; and
  • To create awareness of the Rawlinson Executive in Residence in Indigenous Entrepreneurship initiative and the Hill and Levene Schools as a leader in Indigenous entrepreneurship regionally and nationally.

The program is supported by a generous contribution by Gordon and Jill Rawlinson.