Save the Date for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2016
November 14-18, 2016 Join us in celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship across AU!
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is the world's largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth, and expand human welfare. Last year, American University's inaugural Global Entrepreneurship Week was held on November 16-22, 2015 and engaged over 400 students from across the university. Due to the number of events and large turnout, American University ranked 1st out of DC area colleges and universities. This year we want to engage even more students who have innovative ideas, thinking about starting a business or want a career in a startup. Global Entrepreneurship Week will feature an exciting array of entrepreneurial events, including an entrepreneurship rapid fire pitch competition. All GEW Events and Programs are open to all American University undergraduate and graduate students.
Big Idea Video Pitch Competition! Registration now open. Create a two-minute video showing your idea and solution. $2,000 in cash prizes! For more information and to register, please visit www.au-entrepreneurs.com
Schedule of GEW 2016 Events
All events will require registration via EventBrite. Register for specific events by clicking on the event names below.
Monday, November 14 Butler Board Room, 4-5:30 p.m. Spotlight on Success
Learn how to navigate your own success from former model turned entrepreneur, and now investor at Gen Y Capital Partners.
Lauren Maillian, Host of “Quit Your Day Job” on Oxygen
Tuesday, November 15 Butler Board Room, 6-8 p.m. Sports & Entertainment
Learn about entrepreneurial and business opportunities in film and sports.
Deon Jones, Digital Marketing Project Manager at OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network
Terri Carmichael Jackson, Director of Operations, WNBPA & Former AU Professor
Ryan Ross, Program Director, Halcyon Incubator & Incubator Fellows
Friday, November 18 Mary Graydon Center Rooms #3-4, 4:15 – 6: 15 p.m. Rapid Fire Pitch Competition
Students solve real start-up problems, and the big idea pitch competition winners are announced. Co-sponsored by the AU Incubator.