Inclusive S&T Entrepreneurship: How to increase participation and success of underrepresented innovators in the innovation economy?

This session will discuss gaps and strategies to support an inclusive science and technology entrepreneurship ecosystem. Members of the ecosystem–academic, government, philanthropic and private–concerned with the question of how to increase participation and success of women, minorities & underrepresented innovators in the innovation economy will be have an open dialogue and answer questions from attendees in a fishbowl session.

Presenters

Dorn Carranza, VentureWell
Jesus Soriano, National Science Foundation
Christie Canaria, National Institute of Health
Carlos Gutierrez, Minority Business Development Agency
Julius Maina, Minority Business Development Agency

Track: Topics in I&E