The Kauffman Foundation Virtual Series Events January 2021

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The Kauffman Foundation Virtual Series Events January 2021

The Kauffman Foundation is pleased to announce two virtual events in January:

JANUARY ENTREPRENEURSHIP ISSUE FORUM:
Join the Kauffman Foundation for an Entrepreneurship Issue Forum on “Immigration and Entrepreneurship: Knowledge Landscape”. This Forum will take place at 9 a.m. CST / 10 a.m. EST on Thursday, January 28.

REGISTRATION: Register for the January Forum here: https://kauffman.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_h8PpaH0sR5eZofiUz4CfGg

It will focus on what is known about immigration and entrepreneurs, including the economic effects of immigrant entrepreneurs, pathways and implications of entrepreneurship for immigrants, and a discussion of policy and programmatic action among and by practitioners.

Confirmed speakers include:
- Bill Kerr (Harvard University - https://www.hbs.edu/faculty/Pages/profile.aspx?facId=337265)
- Javier Miranda (US Bureau of the Census - https://www.census.gov/research/researchers/profile.php?cv_sub=alpha&cv_profile=35)
- Marie Mora (University of Missouri St. Louis - https://www.umsl.edu/services/academic/about-us/provost.html)
- Sari Pekkala Kerr (Wellesley College - https://www.wellesley.edu/economics/faculty/kerrs)

EARLY-STAGE RESEARCHER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERIES:
The next virtual Early-Stage Research Professional Development session will take place at 1 p.m. CST on Friday, January 29 with mentors Rob Seamans (New York University) and Michelle Budig (University of Massachusetts Amherst).

This series is open to 15 early-stage researchers to connect with research mentors to discuss research approaches, professional development and the research career trajectory.

REGISTER: Register for the Professional Development Series here: https://form.jotform.com/203295318014045