Global Entrepreneurship Week

NOV.
12
FROM START-UPS TO SCALE-UPS: THE REALITIES OF GROWTH ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The Role of Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies
 Room J-1-050    9:00AM - 12:30PM
 
Keynote speakers:
 
  • Erkko Autio, Chair in Technology Venturing and Entrepreneurship, Imperial College London Business School
  • Anne Habiby, Co-CEO and Co-Founder, AllWorld Network
  • Donna Kelley, Professor of Entrepreneurship, Babson College
  • Steven Koltai, Guest Scholar, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution
  • William Maloney, Chief Economist with the Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions Vice-Presidency of the World Bank Group
  • Suzanne Mawson, Professor of Management, Work, and Organization, University of Stirling
  • Wong Poh Kam, Professor, NUS Business School, and Director for the Entrepreneurship Centre, National University of Singapore
  • Mirjam van Praag, Professor, Copenhagen School of Business 

Click here to download the seminar program

REGISTRATION AND VISITOR PASSES: RSVP to Rachel Fano at rfano@worldbank.org

WATCH IT ONLINE: Streaming link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ntJuiWaXO9s   

NOV.
17
GLOBAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP FORUM
Where Entrepreneurship Meets Innovation

 

 Room F8P-100    9:30AM - 12:15PM
 
Keynote speakers:
  • Marlon Parker, Founder, Reconstructed Living Labs
  • Randall Kempner, Executive Director, Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE)
  • Paul Breloff, Founding Managing Director, Accion Venture Lab
  • Jon Gosier, Founder, D8A Group
  • Jan Walliser, Vice President, Equitable Growth, Finance, and Institutions, World Bank Group
  • Vera Songwe, Regional Director, West and Central Africa, International Finance Corporation 
  • Diariétou Gaye, Country Director for Kenya, Rwanda, Eritrea and Uganda, World Bank Group
  • David McKenzie, Lead Economist, Development Research Group, World Bank Group

 

 Room F8P-100
12:30PM - 1:30PM
SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
Leadership, Learning, and Innovation (LLI) Sponsored Luncheon

 

REGISTRATION AND VISITOR PASSESRSVP to Abolanle Surakat-Shittu at bsurakatz@worldbank.org

WATCH IT ONLINE: The event will be webcast – Connection details will be provided 

NOV.
18
INNOVATION POLICY PLATFORM WEBINAR
Webinar: Why Entrepreneurship Should Be Taught to Everyone, Not Only to Potential Entrepreneurs
10:00 - 11AM
 
 
 (click to register) 

Guest Speaker: Saras D. Sarasvathy, Isidore Horween Research Professor, University of Virginia - Darden Graduate School of Business
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Updated date: October 29, 2015 - 8:52pm
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