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Events: Symposia/Lecture Series

The Shift to an Entrepreneurial Mindset in Higher Education

Event Date: Monday, October 26, 2020

Public Advocacy Series


Tune in on Monday, October 26, 2020|6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, (Eastern Caribbean Time) for the first event in The UWI Five Islands Public Advocacy Series entitled: “The Shift to an Entrepreneurial Mindset in Higher Education: Unlocking Opportunities for Transforming the OECS into a Globally Competitive Region”.


The session willdiscuss how higher education practitioners and administrators can move out of the classroom to leverage their experience towards product design and work through the lean start-up model, to include "Theory of Change" and “Theory of Practice.”


Speakers Include:


  • The Honourable Michael S. Browne, Minister of Education, Science & Technology and Chairman of the Inter-American Committee on Education


  • John Gamba, Entrepreneur in Residence & Director of Innovative Programmes, University of Pennsylvania


  • Professor Maurice Boissiere, Advisory Board Member, Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship & Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland


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