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Tuesday, November 17 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Advancing Inclusive Entrepreneurial Economies through Global-to-Local Networks

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Global initiatives have shown that, at the bilateral and multilateral level, they can help unlock latent entrepreneurial potential through promoting synergies across groups of people of diverse backgrounds who have complimentary sets of technical skills, problem solving approaches and linkages to various stakeholders through both professional and social networks. During this session, we will showcase some of the learnings from the role played by higher education institutions from the U.S. in global partnerships directed at cultivating social impact-driven entrepreneurial culture across the university system in the Philippines. We will highlight specific examples of university-led projects that have been successfully translated into solutions that address the needs of economically disadvantaged communities. During this session, we will also discuss the opportunity to close the loop on things through transferring back the learnings to the U.S. to expand opportunities through which low income communities can participate in university-led entrepreneurism locally.

Registration is encouraged for this event. To register, please visit: https://cvent.me/Yg2Q8d.

Hosted in partnership with the Penn State Alumni Association.  

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Esther Obonyo

Dr. Esther Obonyo

Director, Global Building Network, Associate Professor of Engineering Design and Architectural Engineering, Penn State
Dr. Obonyo is the Director of the Global Building Network, a partnership between the UNECE and Penn State. She is also an Associate Professor of Engineering Design and Architectural Engineering. She served as the Interim Director of the Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship... Read More →



Tuesday November 17, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST
Virtual

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