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Leading Trends in Women's Entrepreneurship: Bridging Research and Practice

Mon., Jun. 10, 2019 8:30 a.m.

Location: College Avenue Campus, Room 139 (Conexus Room)

Monday, June 10
Registration 8:30 a.m.
Program 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. including lunch
College Avenue Campus, Room 139 (Conexus Room)

Dr. Lakshmi Balachandra is with Babson College and is the founder the Women’s Venture Capital Network, a Fellow in the Women and Public Policy Program at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and co-author of the Diana Report, 2014, the 1st comprehensive analysis of venture capital investments in women entrepreneurs since 1999.

Dr. Wendy Cukier is with Ryerson University and is the founder of Ryerson University’s Diversity Institute, which she founded in 1999 and has led projects aimed at promoting the participation and advancement of underrepresented groups. The Diversity Institute is now leading a $9 m national project, Women's Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH).

Dr. Karen Hughes is with University of Alberta and an author of the biennial Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Canada Report on Women’s Entrepreneurship, she is also a member of the Canada team of the GEM, she is the author of several books related to women's entrepreneurship and works closely with the Alberta Women's Entrepreneurs.

Dr. Nicola Patterson is with Newcastle Business School (in England) and is the co-founder of Gender and Entrepreneurship North East (GENE) a collaborative space for researchers, policy makers and practitioners to progress issues of gender and other categories of social difference in entrepreneurship in the North East of England.

There is no cost to attend but space is limited. RSVP to to reserve your spot!