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From Babson Blogs - Faculty in the News on October 25, 2016:
"Professor Patricia Greene will speak on November 8th on The ABCs of Growth: Aspirations, Behaviors, and Confidence. She will be presenting at the Power the Economy – WEConnect International in Canada National Conference in Toronto...
Patricia G. Greene is the Paul T. Babson Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies at Babson College. Currently, she also serves as the academic director for the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses and 10,000 Women programs.
She is a founding member of the Diana Project, a research group focusing on women entrepreneurs. Dr. Greene’s most recent books are The Development of University-Based Entrepreneurship Ecosystems: Global Practices (with M. Fetters, M. Rice and J. Butler), and Teaching Entrepreneurship: A Practice Based Approach (with H. Neck and C. Brush). She is a co-author of reports on women’s entrepreneurship for the Diana Project, GEM (Global Entrepreneurship Monitor) and 10,000 Women. She is also the co-owner of Artworks, a specialty home goods store in Gettysburg, PA..."
(October 25, 2016) According to PR Newswire, WEConnect International certified women's business enterprise Olen Cosmetics has launched a new (Patent Pending) 100% natural sunscreen - Sunblocz. Majda Ficko started Olen Cosmetics to formulate all-natural products for babies and children. The Manitoba-based company has already made a name for themselves with its all natural skin products Baby Butz and Supraderm. They have won numerous awards including WEConnect International in Canada's Woman Business Enterprise of Year 2015 Award.
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