The Kauffman Foundation announces several virtual events: 

February Entrepreneurship Issue Forum  
Join us 9 a.m. CT Thursday, March 25 for the Entrepreneurship Issue Forum “Business Incentives: What Do They Mean for Entrepreneurship?”   The Forum will discuss how business incentives affect regional entrepreneurship outcomes, where they fit within entrepreneur-led economic development strategies, and priorities for incentives in the post-COVID economy.

Participants include:
Tim Bartik, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research
Darrene Hackler, Smart Incentives
Ellen Harpel, Smart Incentives
Carlianne Patrick, Georgia State University
Alexandra Tsvetkova, OECD

Early-Stage Researcher Professional Development Series
The next virtual Early-Stage Research Professional Development session will take place 1 p.m. CT March 26 with mentors Maria Minniti (Syracuse University) and Sharon Alvarez (University of Pittsburgh).  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.

Plain Language Training for Early-Stage Researchers
Have you ever wondered about communicating research findings to policymakers, government officials, or other stakeholders outside of your discipline?

Join us 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. CT April 16 for a Plain Language training provided by Bold Type. In this session we will discuss what plain language is and how to apply it in translating your research findings into usable information that drives impact.