2020 UF Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit – Join us!

The 2020 Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, presented by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the UF Warrington College of Business and the UF Collaboratory for Women Innovators at UF Innovate, offers inspirational stories and lessons learned from successful women entrepreneurs. The event provides opportunities for UF women to connect with peers and other successful business leaders to foster shared learning and community-building, as well as networking, mentoring, start-up and career advice, and career connections. This year’s [virtual] Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit will be on November 6th from 10:00-11:45 AM. You can register for the free event here.

 

The 2020 virtual event is free for all UF students, faculty, staff and members of the local community and will feature:

  • Taylor Williams (keynote), Creative Director of Guts & Glory GNV, a storytelling venture focusing on using improv and communications training to help teams and companies build positive culture, and Lead Facilitator of Guts & Glory Creative Consulting
  • Seyi Falade, Vice President of Cornerstone Barricades, a Maintenance of Traffic (MOT) service provider specializing in road construction and safety
  • Sara Schley, President of Seed Systems consulting, and WeTheChange, a non-profit for women CEOs of Certified B Corporations and other purpose driven organizations who share a belief in the power of business as a force for good
  • Dr. Bertrhude Albert, CEO and co-founder of P4H Global, a non-profit working to redefine aid by partnering with Haitian educators to provide quality teacher training
  • Robyn Crawford, Founder of Eden Books, an online publisher and bookstore of romance novels focused on elevating the voices of women authors
  • Victoria Wylde, CEO and Founder of Alterra Hemp, a hemp genetics lab & seed plant farm providing genetically-superior plants to farmers from coast to coast

 

For more information about the Women’s Entrepreneurship Summit, visit the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center page.

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Marketing Week starts October 26th!

Marketing Week 2020 is here! These events are open to anyone, so this is your chance to learn all about different facets of marketing. All event information can be found on Facebook (AMA Gators) or Instagram (@amagator)! There will be prizes for attendance, fun socials throughout the week, and a service event on Friday! Please reach out to Kaley Edmonds with any questions at kedmonds@ufl.edu.

Monday 10/26 6:30pm – The Selling Factory: Figuring out Your Benefits

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/98530533513

Adam Grossman, partner at the Selling Factory in Gainesville, will discuss how to turn the features on your resume into benefits for a company. If you’re preparing for an interview or want to feel more confident in your job search, you won’t want to miss this!

Tuesday 10/27 6:30pm – Imprint Genius: Selling on Amazon and E-commerce

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/91346946209

Isaac Hetzroni and Michael Katz are both entrepreneurs and recent UF alumni. Isaac owns his own promotional company, Imprint Genius, and has previously worked as an Amazon consultant. Michael owns his own e-commerce store and brings in millions of dollars in sales per year. Together, they will talk about entrepreneurship, Amazon, and building an online brand. Come prepared with questions!

Wednesday 10/28 6:30pm – Canva & Resume Workshop

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99812657520

In this 2-part workshop, the first 30 minutes will be dedicated to an intro to Canva, a website that lets you create beautiful graphics. If you have a good eye for design you won’t want to miss it! The second half of the meeting will be a resume workshop led by the CAP Mentors, so bring your resume and learn how to format it correctly!

Thursday 10/29 6:30pm –  AMA X Swamp Records: Music Industry Marketing w/ Sarah Bromley & Blaire Monroe

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99820368386

The most anticipated event of Marketing Week is here! Sarah Bromley will be speaking on her experience doing marketing within the music industry, first at Columbia Records and now at her own firm, KYN Entertainment. Blaire Monroe will discuss her experience doing Digital Marketing at Keep Cool, a Los Angeles-based record label. They have worked with artists such as Normani, Alicia Keys, and Solange. Come with questions and prepare to be wowed!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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P4H Global: Collegiate Sustainable Development Master Class

Projects for Peace applicants have the opportunity to attend the Sustainable Development Master Class at no charge. This training is provided by Projects for Haiti. Attending this opportunity can help students critically think through their project, and better understand how to create successful sustainable development projects. Spaces are limited!  Register Here

This training is a four-part series: November 3, 10, 17, 24 from 4-6 pm via Zoom.

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LeaderShape – Resilience Modules

As you respond to the pressures of the semester and the stresses that come with it, we must take the time to consider our Resilience and how it benefits you and the people around you. The Resilience Modules consist of three one-hour modules that build on each other to help participants actualize their true potential. Modules are available until December 31, 2020.

Register Here

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Courageous Dialogues by Brown Center for Leadership and Service

The Brown Center for Leadership and Service is happy to announce that we will be partnering with LeaderShape to host Courageous Dialogues on October 26th from 3:00 pm-5:00 pm.

Courageous Dialogue will provide students with a framework to engage in meaningful and impactful conversations around values alignment, racial inequality, and creating stronger communities. As people continue to manage life during the pandemic, react and respond to civil unrest, and work through the dynamics of a national election this fall, we feel this topic will help organization leaders as they prepare to engage students in what could be very challenging conversations.

During this program, participants will learn how to:

  • Approach difficult conversations with an open mind.
  • See others as experts in their own experiences
  • Gain tools to engage in discussions with respect and an openness to change.

Register today to secure your spot. After completing the registration form, you will receive an email detailing the next step in the process.

To learn more, visit the LeaderShape page on the BCLS Website.

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Calling all Gator Changemakers- New Class

-Would you like to learn how to innovatively & sustainably solve social, environmental, and economic problems?
-Are you interested in leveraging the power of business as a force for good?
-Would you like to help build an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economic system for people & the planet?
-Do you want to be a changemaker?

Yes? Great! Join us this Fall!

Fall 2020 – Mod 2 – Intro to Social Entrepreneurship for undergrads – ENT3503, section 20896
https://bit.ly/UF-ent3503-promo-fall2020

Fall 2020 – full semester – Dilemmas & Debates in Entrepreneurship: Challenges for Changemakers – ENT6930, section 13136 AND ENT4934, section 21504 (sections for each grads & undergrads)
https://bit.ly/UF-dilemmasdebates-promo-fall2020

We’d also love for interested students to apply to become SIS Impact Scholars:
https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/kristin-joys/uf-impactscholars-flyer/

More information about how to be a changemaker at UF is here: https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/kristin-joys/uf-sis-flyer/

Info about UF’s Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative is here:  https://bit.ly/UFsocialimpact
Questions/Concerns/Want to connect? Email us at: socialimpact@warrington.ufl.edu
#gatorsforgood

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Open Seats- “Dilemmas & Debates in Entrepreneurship: Challenges for Changemakers”

-Would you like to learn how to innovatively & sustainably solve social, environmental, and economic problems?
-Are you interested in leveraging the power of business as a force for good?
-Would you like to help build an inclusive, equitable, and regenerative economic system for people & the planet?
-Do you want to be a changemaker?

Yes? Great! Join us this Fall!

Fall 2020 – Mod 2 – Intro to Social Entrepreneurship for undergrads – ENT650, section 20896
https://bit.ly/UF-ent3503-promo-fall2020

Fall 2020 – full semester – Dilemmas & Debates in Entrepreneurship: Challenges for Changemakers – ENT4934, section 21504
https://bit.ly/UF-dilemmasdebates-promo-fall2020

We’d also love for interested students to apply to become SIS Impact Scholars:
https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/kristin-joys/uf-impactscholars-flyer/

More information about how to be a changemaker at UF is here: https://site.warrington.ufl.edu/kristin-joys/uf-sis-flyer/

Info about UF’s Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative is here:  https://bit.ly/UFsocialimpact
Questions/Concerns/Want to connect? Email us at: socialimpact@warrington.ufl.edu

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Harn Museum of Art Fall 2020 Internships

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to work in an art museum? Harn internships are offered with the goal of providing professional experience, growth opportunities and guidance from museum professionals. Interns have gone on to careers at institutions such as the Guggenheim, Christie’s Auction House and LACMA.

Fall internships are available in Development & Development Communications. Deadline for applications is July 1, 2020.  Interested candidates can find instructions, applications and project descriptions at www.harn.ufl.edu/intern. Questions? Contact the Intern Coordinator, at register@harn.ufl.edu

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Internship Opportunity – Aha Pure Foods

Aha Pure Foods is a Gainesville based vegan soup company with the goal to inspire and educate people about the healing powers of whole, plant-based foods. We currently have a remote internship position open for the Summer, and are looking for someone who has strong written skills and would be interested in writing blog posts and newsletters. More details about the internship position and the company are included, here, in the application.

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