Women’s Work The experience of women working in regional academic Innovation contexts

Sixsmith, J. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description

An international group of women scholars and leaders is coming together June 15-16 at Communitech in Kitchener for a two-day, Wilfrid Laurier University-led symposium on women in entrepreneurship and regional innovation. The symposium, entitled “From Exception to Rule: Advancing the Role of Women Innovators and Entrepreneurs in Regional Innovation Ecosystems,” is being organized by WEiRED (Women Entrepreneurs, Innovators, and Regional Ecosystem Development), a research group led by Josephine McMurray, an assistant professor in the Business Technology Management program at the Lazaridis School of Business and Economics on Laurier’s Brantford campus. The goal of the project is to understand how women entrepreneurs impact and are impacted by regional innovation ecosystems.
Period15 Jun 201716 Jun 2017
Event titleFrom Exception to Rule: Advancing the Role of Women Innovators and Entrepreneurs in Regional Innovation Ecosystems
Event typeConference
LocationKitchener, Canada