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Global Entrepreneurship Week Penn State celebrates the Community of Entrepreneurship. Penn State and the communities surrounding the campuses that are emerging as a vibrant collective of independent thinkers who work together to get important things done. This is the vision of community enabling a better world through collective effort.

At University Park each day has a theme: Go Freelance!, Social Entrepreneurship, Intrapreneurship Innovation, Entrepreneurial Women, Start-Up Shake-Up.  Keynotes are from noon-1:00 (except Wednesday) and master classes follow the keynotes. Perspective Panels, 3-5 experienced entrepreneurs talk about their successes and failures, are held from 3:00-4:00. From 4:30 to 6:30 every day you will find workshops.  New Leaf Initiative  sponsors networking opportunities every day from 6:30-8:00 followed by Flavor Flights, sponsored by the CBICC, every evening from 8:00-9:30.

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Wednesday, November 16 • 4:30pm - 6:00pm
UP--Workshop: Reinventing the mobile phone

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Women spend an estimated $20 trillion in annual consumer spending, but most of the world’s products are still being designed by predominantly male design teams. As such, many products on the market today don’t adequately address the unique problems that women may face in different aspects of their lives.

In this hands-on, teams of women and men will work through a design thinking sprint to create a prototype that better addresses a specific issue faced by female college students while using their mobile phone.

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Lee Erickson

Chief Amplifier, Happy Valley LaunchBox
Lee Erickson helps to amplify start-up teams at LaunchBox. Her responsibilities include running the 10-week boot camp, connecting founders to outside resources, and providing guidance on a variety of start-up challenges, such as customer discovery, testing assumptions, building minimum... Read More →

Wednesday November 16, 2016 4:30pm - 6:00pm EST
Happy Valley LaunchBox 224 S Allen St, State College, PA 16801
  UP-Entrepreneurial Women, Workshop
  • Brought to you by Schreyer Honors College, Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC), and Happy Valley LaunchBox
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