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Virtual Student Entrepreneur Forum with Zane Access University & the VC Inclusion Lab

November 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Shila Nieves Burney, Founder and Managing Partner of Zane, announced the launch of its first Zane Access University program in partnership with the VC Inclusion Lab at the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship (as covered in RI Inno). Zane Access University is an educational program for university entrepreneurs to help them build innovation-driven and impactful ventures. The program will kick off on November 19th with a virtual forum for student entrepreneurs. This virtual forum will present you with the unique opportunity to connect with the most dedicated and talented students from all over the country. Click here to learn more and register to attend.

Event Overview

6:00 pm ET    Opening remarks from Zane Access University

6:10 pm ET    About the VC Inclusion Center

6:20-7:00 pm ET    Panel discussion with student entrepreneurs, followed by Q & A
Panelists pictured above:
– Delshanee R. Martin, undergraduate student at Pitzer College, CA
– Elvia Perez, undergraduate student at Brown University, RI and founder of EmpowerU
– Alexis Roe, Executive MBA student at Georgia Institute of Technology, GA
– Daniel Hadgu, undergraduate student at Georgia State University, GA, and  Co-Founder at Ethiopay

7:00 PM – 7:10 pm ET       Break

7:10 PM – 7:40 pm ET      Panel discussion with student-led venture funds;
– Asif Khan, undergraduate student at Brown; co-director at Van Wickle Ventures;
– Ali Aly, graduated from Florida A&M University in December ’19; Investor at 4WRD Venture Capital
– Christina Kurian, undergraduate student at University of Georgia; Managing Partner at Kickstart Funds

7:40 PM EST Closing remarks from Zane Venture Fund’s Founder & Managing Partner, Shila Nieves Burney


November 19, 2020
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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