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Brown University School of Engineering

Solutions with Impact: A Panel Discussion with Student and Young Alum Founders

Thursday, September 17, 2020

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship

Join the Nelson Center for Entrepreneurship for a conversation with student and young alum founders, moderated by our Executive Director, Danny Warshay ’87. You’ll learn about entrepreneurship at Brown through the student experience, whether that is taking a class at Brown, navigating how to discover and solve unmet needs in the world, or what it’s like as a young founder.

Register here to attend the event.

 

Panelists:

Kristen Mashikian ’20, co-founder of Anchor and the Envision accelerator. Anchor is a relationship management tool, designed to organize and deepen your connections. Envision is the first virtual student-led, student-built accelerator - helping diverse founders build their companies.

Saron Mechale ’18, founder of goTeff. Teff is the superfood from Ethiopia that fuels the country’s champion endurance runners. The products are made from simple, wholesome ingredients such as whole grain Teff, fruits and dates.

Elvia Perez ’22, founder of EmpowerU. EmpowerU is an educational tech startup that works to help address educational disparities. It achieves this goal by providing students with the resources and tools they need to obtain higher education and essentially go on to improve the quality of their lives.

Jack Roswell, co-founder of Cloud Agronomics. Cloud Agronomics is a geospatial imaging and analytics company creating a living map of global agriculture. We provide next-generation analytics on crop performance that changes the way the industry looks at crop yields, pricing, and other critical decisions related to food. Cloud Agronomics will enable the digital revolution towards sustainable food production.