She Roars: Entrepreneurship

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018
by Wright Seneres

She Roars 2018 is coming this week! For entrepreneurially-minded alumni, there are several events to mark on your calendar:

Thursday, October 4
3:15 - 4:45pm
McCosh Hall - Room 10

Entrepreneurship the Princeton Way: A Case Study
Moderated by Lynda Clarizio '82, Former President, US Media, Nielsen (and member of PEC Alumni Advisory Board)

Panelists:

  • Lynn Loo *01, Theodora D. '78 and William H. Walton III '74 Professor in Engineering, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment
  • Joy Marcus '83, Keller Center Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Friday, October 5
3:00 - 4:30pm
McDonnell Hall - Room A02

Starting A Start Up: The Art of Founding and Funding
Moderated by Anne-Marie Maman '84, Executive Director of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council

Panelists:

  • Karen Roter Davis '94, Leadership Team at X, Alphabet's moonshot factory
  • Ita Ekpoudom '03, Partner, GingerBread Capital
  • Dora Mitchell *08, Vice President - Operations, Carisma Therapeutics
  • Steph Speirs *14, Co-Founder and CEO, Solstice (Princeton Alumni Entrepreneurs Fund portfolio company)

Saturday October 6
8:00 - 10:00am
McCosh Hall, Room 10

Heart-to-Heart: In-Depth Dialogues with Pioneering Princetonians
Majka Burhardt '98, Professional Climber and Executive Director, Legado, interviewed by Julia Boorstin Samuelson '00, CNBC Senior Media & Entertainment Correspondent


Saturday October 6
8:00 - 10:00am
Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

Heart-to-Heart: In-Depth Dialogues with Pioneering Princetonians
Gabrielle Sulzberger '81, General Partner of Fontis Partners, interviewed by Kim Goodwin '81, CEO, Avanico Holdings


Saturday October 6
8:00 - 10:00am
McCosh Hall, Room 50

Heart-to-Heart: In-Depth Dialogues with Pioneering Princetonians
Helen Zia '73, Author and Activist, interviewed by Melanie Lawson '76, News Anchor and Reporter, KTRK-TV ABC-13


Saturday October 6
10:45am - 12:00pm
Friend Center - Room 101

Social Entrepreneurship: Women Addressing Issues Across the Globe
Moderated by Sejal Shah Gulati '95, General Manager and Vice President, Global Commercial Services, American Express

Panelists:

  • Emma Bloomberg '01, Founder and CEO, Murmuration
  • Kerry Brodie '12, Founder & Executive Director, Emma's Torch
  • Isobel Coleman '87, COO, GiveDirectly
  • Catarina Norman Schwab '96, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, NPX, Inc.

Saturday October 6
10:45am - 12:00pm
Richardson Auditorium, Alexander Hall

Tigresses in Nonprofits: Amplifying Our Impact
Moderated by Kef Kasdin '85, President & Executive Director, AlumniCorps

Panelists:

  • Elizabeth Lindsey *07, Executive Director, Byte Back, Inc.
  • Margarita Rosa '74, Adviser/Consultant
  • Kathy Roth-Douquet *91, CEO, Blue Star Families
  • Melissa Wu '99, CEO, Education Pioneers

For the full slate of She Roars events, visit sheroars.princeton.edu.

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