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Friday, November 12th

Sierra College - Yunis Masters in Social Business & Entrepreneurship

Sierra College’s i3 (Invention & Inclusive Innovation) student cohort will be physically attending on Sierra’s Rocklin campus in the N4 (Makerspace) Conference Room. Dr: Faiz Shah and Brian McKeown will be co-presenting from Thailand.


Dr. Faiz Shah

Director, Yunus Center, Asian Institute of Technology

Program Lead, Yunus Masters in Social Business & Entrepreneurship

Principal, SDG Lab@YCA, & Visiting Professor, College of Innovation, Thammasat University

President, Yunus Thailand Foundation

Brian McKeown

Student Intern, Yunus Masters in Social Business & Entrepreneurship Program


  • Introductions
  • Overview of Yunus Master’s Program & Main Options
  • Next Semester Internships
  • Examples of GEW Projects
  • Scalability and Sustainability
  • Social Impact
  • Social Marketing Stakeholders and Partners
  • Q&A (i3 Students and Other Attendees)

* Brief Video Clips of Dr. Muhammad Yunus, Grumeen America, and project storytelling illustrations will be included throughout the event.Attend via Zoom link, below

Title for Sierra College event

UC Davis Student Startup Center Event

In Person Event

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Startup Speaker Series: Bob Dalton, Dysonics
Location: UC Davis Campus, 1122 Bainer Hall
Event Type: Workshops and Training
Presented by: UC Davis Student Startup Center

Veteran Entrepreneurship and Leadership

Join us for an insightful and inspiring panel discussion about veterans in entrepreneurship and leadership during Global Entrepreneurship Week Sacramento 2021, powered by Western Health Advantage. This event is brought to you in partnership with the Carlsen Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Startup Grind Sacramento, and the Veterans Success Center at Sacramento State.

In this panel discussion, our panelists will discuss their transition to civilian life and how they found themselves on the entrepreneurial pathway. They will dive into the resources they tapped into and how their experience in the armed forces prepared them for being an entrepreneur.

Confirmed Speakers:

If you are interested in learning about additional events, workshops, and panel discussions check the full list of activities HERE.

More panelists to be confirmed

Veteran Entrepreneurship & Leadership

UC Davis Student Startup Center - Startup Week Final Pitch Competition

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In Person Event @4:15 on Friday, Nov 12th

Location: UC Davis Campus

1122 Bainer Hall

Event Type: Student Activity, Training

Presented by: UC Davis Student Startup Center

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW)

Join the Carlsen Center, entrepreneurs, students from Sac State, regional community colleges and UC Davis, alumni and community members for a week of dynamic presentations, panel discussions and pitch competitions, all focused on entrepreneurship, innovation, and ingenuity.

We will celebrate GEW with college pitch competitions, workshops, happy hour conversations and presentations from local startup founders across the Sacramento Region, along with presentations from authors of startup tools that are included in our Virtual Entrepreneurship Toolkit Series: Josh Levine (Building Company Culture) and David Bland (Precoil).

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