Entrepreneurship Issue Forum:  Health Status, Health Care Access and their impact on Entreprenuership:  Landscape and Policy Considerations

Join us on Thursday, October 29 at 9 a.m. CST (central U.S. time) as experts discuss the connections among health, health care access, and entrepreneurship.

In the October Entrepreneurship Issue Forum, we’ll take a deep dive into the health status of entrepreneurs, program and policy interventions around health and what access to health care looks like for entrepreneurs. The forum will host two panels and a roundtable.

Confirmed participants include:

  • James Bailey (Providence College)
  • Brooke Bell (formerly CMS SHOP Marketplace)
  • Yuleinys Castillo (Fresno State University)
  • Allison Edwards (Kansas City Direct Primary Care)
  • Michael Freeman (Private Psychiatry Practice)
  • Jeff Gish (University of Central Florida)
  • Agnieszka Kwapisz (Montana State University)
  • Diego Mariscal (2Gether-International)
  • Matthew Rae (Kaiser Family Foundation)
  • Kosali Simon (Indiana University)
  • Ute Stephan (King’s College London)
  • JaNae Taylor (Taylor Counseling and Consulting Services)

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Knowledge Challenge Early-stage Researcher Showcase

Some of the recipients in the Kauffman Foundation’s 2018 Knowledge Challenge student track will share their work, learnings from conducting their research projects, and early/ongoing research findings. This showcase will be held 10 a.m. (central U.S. time) October 23. Here is a list of confirmed presenters:

  •  Jiayi BaoAssistant Professor of Public Policy and Entrepreneurship, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Alex BellPost-Doctoral Scholar, California Policy Lab at University of California, Los Angeles
  • Sophie Calder-Wang: PhD Candidate in Economics, Harvard University
  • Chuan Chen: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Wisconsin Institute for Discovery
  • Marcus Crews: Assistant Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Rutgers University
  • Travis Howell: Assistant Professor of Strategy, University of California, Irvine
  • Kylie Hwang: PhD Candidate in Management, Columbia Business School
  • Seojin Kim: PhD Candidate, University of Maryland
  • Emily MedleyGraduate Student, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Zhao Jin: Assistant Professor of Finance, Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business

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SPECIAL EDITION Entrepreneurship Issue Forum

Join the Kauffman Foundation for a special Entrepreneurship Issue Forum on “Diversity and Inclusion in the Entrepreneurship Research Community”.  This Forum will take place at 1 p.m. CST (central standard US) November 13, and will bring together advisors on inclusion to the Kauffman Foundation’s research team, who will discuss questions of diversity, inclusion, and equity as they affect researchers who study entrepreneurship.

Confirmed participants include:

  • Robert Fairlie, Economics (UC Santa Cruz)
  • Kimberly Griffin, Counseling, Higher Education, and Special Education (University of Maryland)
  • Faye Harrison, Anthropology (University of Illinois)
  • Joshua Lerner, Business (Harvard University)
  • Maria Minniti, Management (Syracuse University)
  • Antoinette Schoar, Finance (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

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