business leaders to discuss 'impact entrepreneurship' at the new school

"Creating an Inclusive Economy: Pathways for Impact Entrepreneurs" on Monday, Oct. 2, 6-9 p.m. at the Theresa Lang Community Center, 55 West 13th St

Event coincides with the launch of The New School's Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative, a program supporting early-stage entrepreneurial leaders

WHAT:

To kick off its new Impact Entrepreneurship Initiative (IEI), The New School hosts Creating an Inclusive Economy: Pathways for Impact Entrepreneurs, a panel discussion in which entrepreneurs will discuss ways they’re creating positive change, ideas for creating a more inclusive economy, and innovative strategies for supporting individuals from diverse backgrounds.

IEI is a university-wide program supporting early-stage entrepreneurial leaders in developing the mindsets, skills, and sense of purpose needed to thrive in our rapidly changing world.

WHO:

Porter Braswell, co-founder and CEO of Jopwell

Natalia Oberti Noguera, founder and CEO of Pipeline Angels

Christina Sass, co-founder and president of Andela

Chike Ukaegbu, founder of Startup52

WHEN

Monday, Oct. 2, 6-9 pm

WHERE

Theresa Lang Community Center, 55 West 13th St.

TICKETS The event is free and open to the public. Members of the media should RSVP with Scott Gargan at gargans@newschool.edu or 212.229.5667 x 3794.

Founded in 1919, The New School was born out of principles of academic freedom, tolerance, and experimentation. Committed to social engagement, The New School today remains in the vanguard of innovation in higher education, with more than 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students challenging the status quo in design and the social sciences, liberal arts, management, the arts, and media. The New School welcomes thousands of adult learners annually for continuing education courses and calendar of lectures, screenings, readings, and concerts. Through its online learning portals, research institutes, and international partnerships, The New School maintains a global presence. Learn more at newschool.edu.

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Media Contact:

Scott Gargan
The New School
212.229.5667 x 3794
gargans@newschool.edu



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