Constructive advice and recommendations at the Thrive: Celebrating and Empowering Princeton's Black Alumni Conference
Introduction to Design Thinking
What is Design Thinking and what can it do for me? Learn how to use this innovation process to put human needs into the center of the problem.
Katrina Fludd, Senior Diversity & Inclusion Specialist, Human Resources, Princeton University; Founder, Kelda & Co.
Cheryl Scales '84, Innovation Consultant, Cultural Activator, Community Engagement
The root of design thinking is understanding the problem.
Perfecting Your Pitch
Tips and tricks to develop a pitch deck that effectively tells your story and helps you to meet your milestones.
Ita Ekpoudom '03, Partner, GingerBread Capital
Kareem Maddox '11, Producer, Spotify/Gimlet Media
The best pitches start with the problem, and taking the investors along the journey of solving the problem.
Understanding approaches to developing and validating effective product strategies that can gain your startup market traction and can help to differentiate your company in the marketplace.
Adriel Frederick '04, Product Manager, Lyft
Carla Vernón '92, President, Natural & Organic, General Mills
"Build it and launch it as long as you have the capability to understand it and improve it, but not before." - Adriel Frederick
"You need courage to be a little crazy." - Carla Vernón