Panel discussion on inclusive innovation scheduled for Feb. 7

Diversity and Inclusion News for Researchers

Posted January 4, 2024 by Dan Moser

NUtech Ventures will host a lively discussion about various initiatives across the state that excel in inclusive innovation. 

The session, “Inclusive Innovation: Opportunities Across Nebraska,” is 11:45 a.m.- 1:15 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Nebraska East Union, Prairie Suite. Registration is required for the event, which will include lunch. A Zoom option also is available. 

The panel discussion will include Shonna Dorsey, executive director of the Nebraska Tech Collaborative; Sandra Barrera Fuentes, Latino education and engagement coordinator, Nebraska Extension and Rural Prosperity Nebraska; and Emily Brown, museum education supervisor, University of Nebraska State Museum. Joy Eakin, NUtech Ventures’ entrepreneurship program manager, will moderate the discussion. 

Panelists will discuss best practices of individuals and organizations, as well as how participants can get involved with the ventures or apply the best practices to their own work. 

The session is open to faculty, staff, postdocs, students and community partners. It is part of NUtech Ventures’ 2023-24 Inclusive Innovation series. 

Contact Eakin for more information.  

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