Houston consistently ranks as one of the top cities for economic growth potential, one of the best startup ecosystems, and one of the best places in the country for women and minority entrepreneurs to start their own businesses. So how do we help our city reach that potential and grow the next generation of entrepreneurs in ways that also create more inclusive, equitable and sustainable paths to economic development?

Join Impact Hub Houston and leaders from some of Houston’s largest and most diverse academic institutions to learn how they’re growing the next generation of entrepreneurs:
– How Houston’s entrepreneurial education environment is evolving;
– How they’re helping prepare and grow the next generation of entrepreneurs — from Zillennials to second-act seniors, and from newcomers to Houston to those new to startup culture;
– What trends and opportunities they’re seeing; and,
– What they’re most excited about for Houston’s economic future.

SPEAKERS 
– Moderator: Ned Mueller, Entrepreneur In Residence, HCC
– Dr. Beena George: Chief Innovation Officer, University of St. Thomas
– Brenda Rios: Director of Entrepreneurial Initiatives & Community Relations, HCC
– Sandra Louvier: Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, HCC
– Charlie Becker: SURE Program Assistant Director, C.T. Bauer College of Business, UH
– Kelly McCormick: Professor of Practice & Managing Director of Red Labs, UH

To learn about future programs, panels and workshops from Impact Hub Houston, go to https://houston.impacthub.net/calendar.

Many thanks to Houston Community College (HCC) Southeast for hosting and providing food and beverages for this event at the Felix Fraga Academic Campus in the East End.

Big thanks to the videographer Miguel Guzman for helping us make this awesome video. Make sure you check out his content on the links below!
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More info on THIS: The Houston Innovation Summit 2019 – “Next Generation: Entrepreneur/Startup Education” Panel

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