Global Entrepreneurship Week
Tri-college event to be held week of November 19th
Interested in exploring the start-up culture?
Global Entrepreneurship Week is a week of international celebration for innovation, creativity and start-up that happens every year in November. Whitman College, Walla Walla University and Walla Walla Community College are collaborating to create a series of community events to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week.
Schedule of Events
Friday, November 15th @ noon
All Pain in the Glass proposals must be submitted to the Chamber of Commerce offices before noon.
All Whitman ARTpreneurship submissions must be turned in to Whitman before noon (Student Engagement Center, Reid 219).
Monday, November 18th @ 7:30PM
Chan-Sun Pavilion, Room #154
WWU will host a panel of entrepreneurs interested in promoting innovation and start-up in the Walla Walla Valley.
From Student to Start-up
Tuesday, November 19th @ noon
Reid Campus Center, room G02 (lower level, next to bookstore)
Please RSVP to email@example.com by Friday, November 15th
Join us for a discussion with three Whitman College alumni who have imagined and created their own organizations in the last 10 years:
- Lisa Curtis '10, co-founder & CEO of Kuli Kuli, an organization centered around utilizing the Moringa tree to provide a highly nutritious snack while building economic development in West Africa
- Alex Nugent '03, inventor and consultant for KnowmTech, a holding company for the patent portfolio encompassing Alex's work with the memristive neural processor
- Ashley Trout '03, founder & former winemaker for Flying Trout Wines, now part of the TERO Estates winery focusing on malbec and torrontes made in Mendoza, Argentina
Wrap it up Reception
Tuesday, November 19th @ 6:00PM
Reid Center Ballroom, main level
Please join us for a community reception to celebrate innovation, creativity and start-up in the Walla Walla Valley. Don't miss this opportunity to mix with local business leaders and entrepreneurs, enjoy the awards ceremony for the "Pain in the Glass" competition, view submissions for the ARTrepreneurship showcase & vote for the People's Choice award. The reception is co-hosted by Walla Walla University, Walla Walla Community College, Whitman College, the Walla Walla Valley Chamber of Commerce and the Walla Walla Small Business Development Center. Food and drink will be provided for all to share in the celebration.
WWCC will host a community networking workshop and event on their campus.
Below are links to two of the events happening this year in the Walla Walla community. We are excited to see how Whitman students can "Be the change you want to see in the world" - Mahatma Ghandi
GEW Pain in the Glass Competition - Winning team receives $1,000!
- List of faculty/staff willing to be a resource for students participating in the Pain in the Glass Competition
- Video created by Walla Walla High School students to promote the project