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2:59 pm

Thursday Gathering 04/08

April 8 @ 2:59 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 04/08/2021) We host a free virtual gathering each Thursday from 3-8pm with the goal of connecting innovators and using innovation to improve the human condition. The gathering is free and open to all members of the innovation community who have ideas, talent, resources, and/or passion to contribute and want to participate in a full […]

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3:00 pm

Office Hours w/ Expert in Residence Carolyn Hochstadter (04/08)

April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 04/08/2021) Carolyn Hochstadter runs her own boutique law firm, specializing in business and bankruptcy law with a niche in the Digital Health space. The firm helps clients explore, develop and launch start-ups, fundraise, hire talent and operate their companies for lifestyle or exit purposes. Carolyn will be hosting this one-on-one legal […]

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Office Hours w/ Ayanna Haskins: Cybersecurity (04/08)

April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 04/08/2021) Cybersecurity is a critical component for all businesses, including startups and SMBs. Many business leaders are not aware of and do not understand the implications of data breaches or vulnerabilities, much less technologies and security controls to keep their businesses safe from cyber threats. To assist startup and SMB […]

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Transforming Organizational Culture through Inclusive Communication Strategies

April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 04/08/2021) In this session, Brandyn Campbell (Antiracist Communications Consultant, Brandyn Campbell Communications) and Faith Kellermeyer (Social Media & Digital Marketing Coordinator, Drexel CCI) will foster a conversation about how organizations can use social media to respond to social change, handling criticism from social media followers, and why it’s important to […]

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4:00 pm

Design to Disrupt and Reimagine Education: Serving First Generation Achievement

April 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 04/08/2021) This session is for education focused entrepreneurs! COVID-19 has brought to light the disparity in quality K12 education. Join Benita Gordon and Neferteri Strickland to Design to Disrupt and Reimagine Education. We invite edupreneurs and education stakeholders to explore “Serving First Generation Achievement ”, a session designed to showcase […]

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5:00 pm

From Trauma to Tech: Using a Person-Centered Approach

April 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 04/08/2021) After teaching college English for ten years, a trauma left Bekah Hawrot Weigel with depression, anxiety disorder, PTSD, and a sense of not knowing where she belonged. And then she learned to code. Her journey through trauma largely coincided with her career change and informed her person-centered approach to […]

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6:00 pm

Startup Roundtable (04/08)

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 04/08/2021) Join Aron Starosta and Eamon Gallagher for a roundtable discussion where you can get immediate, actionable feedback on your start up idea, your pitch, or your presentation. Attendees also have the opportunity to share feedback with the presenters. This is a regular meetup group with a fun, informal environment. Grab a cold beverage […]

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6:30 pm

Ideation Session with Venture for America

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 04/08/2021) Come join Venture for America in an ideation session where we will tackle "How might we decrease screen time?" We will be pushing our creative juices and generating ideas utilizing the Risk Hypothesis Testing Model. Join the Venture for America fellows and lets solve our screen addiction!

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Artist’s Studio Tour: Christopher Hartshorne

April 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 04/08/2021) Pacific Northwest artist, Christopher Hartshorne will host a virtual studio tour and casual discussion with curator, Angela McQuillan, in this remote session. Christopher is known for creating large scale woodblock prints full of intricate line, bold color and texture. He will discuss the continuum of his work and share […]

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