CEI Presents: Perspectives about Women’s Enterprise with Dr. Candida Brush
The Telfer School of Management presents Perspectives about Women’s Enterprise. This speaker series features expert presentations about entrepreneurship and innovation, viewed through a gender lens. Dr. Candida Bush will highlight best practices in building women-centric entrepreneurship programs and curriculum. The presentation will also highlight lessons learned from The Diana Project - the world’s largest research consortium focusing on women entrepreneurs and the growth of their enterprises, and show how these can influence policy and practice. This event is suported by the United States Embassy & Consulates in Canada.
5.30 p.m. Registration & Networking
6 p.m. Presentation
6.30 p.m. Q & A with speaker
7 p.m. Closing Remarks
About Candida Bush
Dr. Candida Brush holds the Franklin W. Olin Chair in Entrepreneurship, and is the Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson College. She is also a co-founder of The Diana Project. In 2007, Dr. Brush was named a recipient of the 'FSF - Swedish Research Foundation International Award for Outstanding Research Contributions in the Field of Entrepreneurship.' She is a member of the Boston Harbor Angels investment group and serves on the boards of many start-ups.
About the Canadian Entrepreneurship Institute
The Canadian Entrepreneurship Institute (CEI) connects policy makers and program managers at the municipal, provincial, and federal levels with professional development training that builds entrepreneurial expertise and competencies within the public service. Through inter-departmental learning sessions, expert lectures, accelerated mentorship programs and Ministerial roundtables, CEI is strengthening the public sector’s connectivity, capacity and competencies to create the best environment possible for entrepreneurial growth in Canada. For more information, visit www.startupgov.ca.
About Startup Canada
Startup Canada is the leading national social enterprise supporting and giving a voice to entrepreneurs through online programs, national awards, flagship events, and partnerships with private sector and government to foster a community for startup and small business success across the country. For more information, visit www.startupcan.ca.