The Center for Free Enterprise and the Institute for Humane Studies are partnering for a three-part online series, “Women, Minority, and Everyday Entrepreneurs.” Those with research interests in this topic are encouraged to apply.

Each session of the series will feature a panel of experts and an opportunity for the audience to ask questions. Each panel will be followed by a breakout discussion group where audience members will have the opportunity to raise their own research questions and ideas for feedback with a panel speaker and other members of the group. 

Panel 1

Women, Minority, and Everyday Entrepreneurs

“Women and Entrepreneurship” (April 2, 3-6pm Eastern Time)
Panelists: Prof. Siri Terjesen (Florida Atlantic University), Prof. Alicia Plemmons (Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville), Prof. Diana Hechavarria (University of South Florida)
Breakout discussion session to follow at 4:45

Panel 2

“Minority Entrepreneurship” (May 21, 3-6pm Eastern Time)
Panelists: Prof. Bobby Chung (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Prof. Amanda Ross (University of Alabama), Prof. Lois Shelton (California State University, Northridge)
Breakout discussion session to follow at 4:45

Panel 3

“Everyday Entrepreneurs” (May 28, 3-6pm Eastern Time)
Panelists: Prof. Morris Kleiner (University of Minnesota), Mr. Fabian Diaz (Syracuse University), Dr. Mirza Tihic (Syracuse University)
Breakout discussion session to follow at 4:45

You may elect to attend one, two, or all three sessions. Please come prepared to share your research ideas for future academic research or public-facing work such as op-eds.   

Seats are limited, so apply soon!

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