GEWPennState 2016 has ended
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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Mary Elizabeth McCulloch

Project Vive
Founder and Director
State College, PA

Mary Elizabeth McCullough ’16 Eng is founder and director of Project Vive, a humanitarian effort to give a voice to the voiceless, through developing, manufacturing and distributing low-cost, wearable communication technology to people with complex communication needs and low motor control.  She holds a B.S. in Bioengineeering and Biomedical Engineering from Penn State with honors from the Schreyer Honors College. Upon graduation in 2016, Mary Elizabeth transitioned to Project Vive full time, and has kept the company in the State College area.