HBCU Entrepreneurship Conference

Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2021 — Online

ELI is looking forward to presenting and exhibiting at the inaugural HBCU Entrepreneurship Conference. This event is a forum for like-minded faculty, campus and community entrepreneur champions to share best practices, amplify all the great work, connect with colleagues and strengthen our HBCU entrepreneurial ecosystem. The conference is sponsored by Truist, and features national thought leaders, including Operation Hope, INROADS, the US Black Chambers, Inc., and more. The virtual conference will build on the rich…

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Entrepreneurship in Education Series: Dr. Rebecca Corbin, How Community Colleges are Accelerating Innovation & Equity

Aug 11 — Online
1:00 pm, Eastern

As the president and CEO of the National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), Dr. Rebecca Corbin is on the cutting edge of advancing entrepreneurship education in community colleges throughout the US and abroad. In this webinar, Dr. Corbin will discuss her efforts to help accelerate innovation and equity in community colleges across the US.  NACCE is the United States’ leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through more than 340 community colleges and universities that…

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Cultivating Entrepreneurial Mindsets: In Classrooms, Organizations, and Communities—Monthly Webinar Event

Online

Learn how to optimize engagement & unleash potential The world has changed in ways that now require everyone to think like an entrepreneur. After all, entrepreneurs are resilient and resourceful, creative and critical thinkers who possess the 21st-century skills the world now demands. What is an entrepreneurial mindset? Why is it important? And, how can we cultivate it in ourselves and others? In this webinar, internationally recognized thought leader Gary Schoeniger will discuss the entrepreneurial mindset…

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Entrepreneurship in Education Series: Erik Pedersen and Amara Kniep, Entrepreneurship in Rural Communities

Sep 8 — Online
1:00 - 2:30pm ET

All across Kansas, residents are taking a deep dive into entrepreneur-led development thanks to NetWork Kansas. More specifically, Erik Pedersen, Vice President of Entrepreneurship and Amara Kniep, Manager of E-Community Programs.  Erik’s initial task was the development and growth of the NetWork Kansas referral center, a free service open to the public for those who want advice on starting or growing a business. Erik’s responsibilities have grown to oversee the Entrepreneurship (E-) Community Partnership alongside…

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Entrepreneurship in Education Series: Steve Mariotti, The Man Who Started the Movement

Oct 20 — Online
1:00 pm, Eastern

As the Founder of the Network For Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) Steve Mariotti is widely recognized as the world’s leading advocate for entrepreneurship education. In this webinar, Steve will discuss how a life-threatening experience led to the creation of the world’s largest non-profit organization dedicated to entrepreneurship education.  At NFTE, Mariotti led teams that raised more than $150 million over 26 years and served more than 600,00 at-risk youth globally. Steve has been profiled in The…

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Online Facilitator Training: November 2021

Nov 1 - Nov 22, 2021 — Online

Finish the year strong and complete this professional development opportunity! This four-week online Entrepreneurial Mindset Facilitator Certification Training prepares participants to instill an entrepreneurial mindset in their classroom, organizations, and communities. To do this, we start by providing attendees with a foundational understanding of the mindset and methods of everyday entrepreneurs. By focusing on and honing one’s creativity, critical thinking, cooperation, and empathy skills, our Entrepreneurial Mindset Certification exposes the hidden mechanisms that help or…

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Entrepreneurship in Education Series: Tony Wagner, An Unconventional Education

Feb 25 — Online
1:00 pm, Eastern

In this webinar, internationally recognized author and education policy expert Tony Wagner will discuss how an unconventional education informed his work and how our schools can better prepare the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. Tony Wagner is a globally recognized expert in education. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow at the Learning Policy Institute. Previously, Tony held a variety of positions at Harvard University including an Expert in Residence at the Harvard Innovation…

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Entrepreneurship in Education Series: Duncan Smith, The People’s University

Mar 24 — Online
1:00 pm, Eastern

As EBSCO’s Chief Strategist for Public Libraries, Duncan Smith will discuss how libraries are becoming a more vital part of entrepreneurial ecosystems throughout the US.  Google and the Kauffman Foundation are just two of the organizations that are investing in public libraries as vehicles to expand services to entrepreneurs. This conversation will focus on libraries as the hidden gem of community innovation and discuss ways it can become a more vital part of your community’s…

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Entrepreneurship in Education Series: Jonathan Ortmans, Piloting The Pivot: The Imperative of an Entrepreneur Led Recovery

Apr 14 — Online
1:00 pm, Eastern

In this webinar, we will talk with Jonathan Ortmans, President of the Global Entrepreneurship Network —which operates in 180+ nations—about how GEN this year is organizing governments, corporations, startup communities, and investors around what Ortmans predicts will be a post-pandemic boom for new firm formation and growth by the end of 2022.   We will discuss how GEN’s academies are racing to train and certify mentors, investors, and entrepreneurs as leaders of the entrepreneur-led recovery, and…

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