Entrepreneurship Datebook: Events, workshops in South Florida Nov. 9-15

MIAMI MAKE WEEK: Miami’s coworking centers, accelerators and universities are hosting events all week for maker enthusiasts. Learn new skills, partake in a project and check out maker spaces at the same time; on Monday, for instance, learn about prototyping at EcoTech Visions. For a full lineup of events, go to

PIONEERS@MDC: Leading the way for increased opportunities for women in the industry, Eliana Murillo, head of multicultural marketing for Google will give an insider’s look into Google and women in tech, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m, Monday, Idea Center at MDC, Building 8, fifth floor, Wolfson Campus. RSVP:

BROADCAST IN THE MOBILE AGE: Cesar Conde, head of NBCUniversal's International Group and Telemundo Enterprises, will discuss how broadcast media and entertainment companies are leveraging digital channels to grow their audiences and create new programming, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Idea Center at MDC, Building 8, 5th floor, Wolfson Campus. RSVP here.

STARTUP GRIND: A conversation with Juan Lopez Salaberry, partner of 500 Startups, about hardware, marketing, maturing VC and startup markets and making it through the early stages of launching a startup, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday,, 120 SW Eighth St., Miami. Tickets:

WOMEN IN TECH: The University of Miami and WITI South Florida present “Women in Technology: Present and Future Trends in Tech,” with tech demonstrations and a panel discussion, 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, UM Storer Auditorium. More info:


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Nancy Dahlberg @ndahlberg