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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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Thursday, November 17 • 6:00pm - 7:15pm
Berks--Global Diversity in an Open World Market

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Wilfred Muskems, President and CEO of Stevens & Lee/Griffin International LLC, will present to students enrolled in Management 461. In 2016, Reading-based Steven & Lee/Griffin formed Stevens & Lee/Griffin International LLC, which helps middle-market clients and foreign companies who wish to invest in the region. Muskems has served as Deputy Secretary for the Office of International Business Development for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), and as Executive Director of the Center for Direct Investment and Director of Foreign Investment for the Governor’s Action Team. While at DCED, he implemented the World Trade PA initiative, which expanded Pennsylvania’s global presence through new and innovative programs. This session will be hosted by Dr. Malika Richards, Professor of Management at Penn State Berks.

Restricted to enrolled students in MGMT 461.

For more information on these projects or the CEED Center, contact Dr. Sadan Kulturel-Konak at 610-396-6137 or via email at sadan@psu.edu.


Malika Richards

Professor of Management, Penn State Berks
Malika Richards is a professor of management at Penn State Berks. She obtained her Ph.D. in international business and strategic management from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana University. Prior to graduate studies, she studied in Japan and Taiwan, and worked in Thailand for... Read More →


Wilfred Muskems

President & CEO, Stevens & Lee/Griffin International LLC
Wilfred Muskems has an extensive background in international business development. In his former capacity as deputy secretary for the Office of International Business Development for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), Wilfred... Read More →

Thursday November 17, 2016 6:00pm - 7:15pm EST
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