2022 Entrepreneurship in Education Webinar Series

Suddenly the world has changed in ways that now require everyone to be more innovative and entrepreneurial, regardless of their chosen path.

Yet our understanding of both the entrepreneurial person and the entrepreneurial process is not well understood. As a result, our systems of education and organizational structures have not kept pace. 

In this monthly webinar series, ELI Founder Gary Schoeniger will speak with a wide variety of thought leaders, evangelists, and stakeholders. In each webinar, Gary and guests will discuss the importance of entrepreneurship education as a societal change agent while also highlighting innovative approaches and best practices as well as cultural and institutional barriers. Check out our upcoming guests and topics. These events are free and open to all.


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Ted Dintersmith, What School Could Be: The Role of Entrepreneurship in Education

In this webinar, we will discuss some of the insights Ted Dintersmith found touring American schools. Firstly, he set out to raise awareness of the need to innovate education to prepare students for an ever-changing world. However, he found that many teachers were already on the case.

January 26th, 2022 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. 

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Dr. Henry Mack

Dr. Henry Mack, Changing Workforce Education with an Entrepreneurial Mindset

In this webinar, Dr. Henry Mack III joins us to discuss his work to revitalize the Florida Department of Education’s workforce education programs. With influence across the education system in Florida, their efforts to bolster career and technical education with entrepreneurial attitudes and skills may be a model for other states.

February 16th, 2022 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. 

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Kathy Boyd

Kathy Boyd, Preparing Students for the Future of Work

In this webinar, Kathy Boyd joins us to discuss her initiatives to bring entrepreneurial attitudes and skills to the Orange County Department of Education and the students they serve. She has led an effort to bring an entrepreneurial mindset to classrooms across her county. In this discussion, we will chat about the importance of teaching every student to think like an entrepreneur, regardless of starting a business.

March 16th, 2022 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. 

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Julienne Shields

Julienne Shields, Shifting Entrepreneurship from the Perimeter to the Core

In this webinar, Julienne Shields, President and CEO of USASBE (United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship) will discuss how USASBE members work to bring entrepreneurship to the core of how our society operates.

April 6th, 2022 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. 

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Barbara Bobbi Kurshan

Barbara Kurshan, Why Purpose-Driven Entrepreneurial Women Rise to the Top

In this webinar, author and education entrepreneur Barbara “Bobbi” Kurshan joins us to discuss her work to understand the intersection of being purpose-driven and successful for women.

May 18th, 2022 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. 

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Doan Winkel

Doan Winkel, Building a New Student Learning Experience

In this webinar, guest Doan Winkel of John Carroll University will join us to discuss how he is working to impact higher education for the better.

June 8th, 2022 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. 

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Dr. Sherryl D. Weems, Charlie Howell, and Robin King, Adjusting a Community Mindset with CareerSource and Daytona State College

In this webinar, CareerSource and Daytona State College leaders join Gary to discuss how they are empowering their community.

July 26th, 2022 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time. 

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