‘Ice House’ author to speak at entrepreneurship conference


Author and entrepreneur Gary Schoeniger has emerged as an internationally recognized thought leader in the field of entrepreneurship education. With the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, he co-created the ice House Entrepreneurship Program and is co-author of international bestseller Who Owns The Ice House: Eight Life Lessons From An Unlikely Entrepreneur. He is also the founder and CEO of The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative, dedicated to providing interactive entrepreneurship education and training programs for individuals and organizations worldwide.

He will be speaking at Miami Dade College’s North Campus on Monday morning as part of the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) Summit Series Conference on Monday themed “Growing the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem.” As part of the summit, there are other speakers and panels throughout the day, including one on creating, supporting and sustaining young entrepreneurs and another one on crowdfunding. To register: http://www.nacce.com/events/

Other events for Global Entrepreneurship Week include two panel discussions with female entrepreneurs and investors and an evening with the director of engineering for Facebook. For a full list of Global Entrepreneurship Week events, see the Starting Gate blog on Miamiherald.com/business.

Nancy Dahlberg

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