UC Santa Barbara Innovation + Entrepreneurship (UCSB I+E) inaugural I+E 101 series

October 2, 2020

Join us for Part III of the UC Santa Barbara Innovation + Entrepreneurship (UCSB I+E) inaugural I+E 101 series to hear from young innovators across the nation at the crossroads of intersectionality in innovation.

The I+E 101 series is designed to educate and encourage tech-minded students and postdocs to develop their interests in innovation and entrepreneurship at UCSB. Our community has a host of resources, from mentors to workspaces, that can be leveraged to succeed in this invigorating space.

Part I: Alumni Stories -- Monday, Sept 21 -- video recording available soon

Part II: Resources for Involvement and Leadership -- Tuesday, Sept 22 -- video recording available soon

Part III: Intersectionality in the Innovation Space -- Monday, October 12, 1-2PM (PDT)

Identifying new solutions, creating timely products, and innovating to meet a myriad of global needs takes a variety of perspectives, life experiences, and expertise. Hear from a panel of diverse innovators and entrepreneurs as they share their stories of success from the crossroads of intersectionality.

Moderator: Melissa Hingorani (MedVentures at UCSB; PhD Candidate in Psych & Brain Sci)


Abril Estrada (Chief Product Officer at Wild Earth Inc) 

Kavitta Ghai (Co-Founder & CEO at Nectir) 

Christian Johnson (Founder of Respond AI)

Angela Udongwo (CEO at InnoHealth Diagnostics) 


RSVP to receive Zoom Link: https://forms-csep.cnsi.ucsb.edu/forms/PDS/Registration.php


We look forward to seeing you there!

UCSB I+E is composed of partner programs that support this initiative in our campus community: The Bren Eco Entrepreneurship program, California NanoSystems Institute (CNSI), the Center for Science & Engineering Partnerships (CSEP), MedVentures at UCSB, The Office of Technology & Industry Alliances (TIA), and the Technology Management Program (TMP).



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University of California
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