Faculty Offer Perspectives About Women’s Enterprise
Two Babson College Entrepreneurship professors are among the lecturers at the Telfer School of Management speaker series, Perspectives about Women’s Enterprise. Â The speaker series features expert presentations about entrepreneurship and innovation, viewed through a gender lens.
Professor Patricia Greene will speak on November 8th onÂ The ABCs of Growth: Aspirations, Behaviors, and Confidence. Â SheÂ will be presenting at theÂ Power to the Economy – WEConnect International in Canada National Conference in Toronto.
Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership Candida Brush will speak on December 8th onÂ Enhancing Entrepreneurship Education for Women.Â Â This presentation will highlight best practices in building women-centric entrepreneurship programs and curriculum. The presentation will also highlight lessons learned from the Diana Project (TM) – the worldâ€™s largest research consortium focusing on women entrepreneurs and the growth of their enterprises, and show how these can influence policy and practice.
Patricia G. Greene is the Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson College. Currently, sheÂ also serves as the academic director for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and 10,000 Women programs.
She is a founding member of the Diana Project, a research group focusing on women entrepreneurs. Dr. Greeneâ€™s most recent books are The Development of University-Based Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: Global Practices (with M. Fetters, M. Rice and J. Butler), and Teaching Entrepreneurship: A Practice Based Approach (with H. Neck and C. Brush).Â Â She is a co-author of reports on womenâ€™s entrepreneurship for the Diana Project, GEM (Global Entrepreneurship Monitor) and 10,000 Women. She is also the co-owner of Artworks, a specialty home goods store in Gettysburg, PA.
Vice Provost Brush
Candida Brush holds the Franklin W. Olin Chair in Entrepreneurship, and is the Vice Provost of Global Entrepreneurial Leadership at Babson College. She is also a co-founder of The Diana Project. In 2007, Dr. Brush was named a recipient of the ‘FSF – Swedish Research Foundation International Award for Outstanding Research Contributions in the Field of Entrepreneurship.’ She is a member of the Boston Harbor Angels investment group and serves on the boards of many start-ups.