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April 27, 2021

Tuesday Lunch - STEM, consulting, intrapreneurship and entrepreneurship career talk

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Location: ZOOM - registration required

TOPIC FOCUS Our talk will focus on pathways to careers after undergraduate and graduate school, intrapreneurship, entrepreneurship, consulting, starting your own company, and working in STEM. OUR PRESENTERS Sonja Sulcer is a graduate of Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration. She has a PMP and a certificate in Advanced Project Management from Stanford University. She is a consultant who helps clients create innovation management programs that enable their employees to develop the skills necessary to think like intrapreneurs. To date, she has developed and managed innovation, entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship training programs for an international audience at Stanford University. She led the Stanford team that organized the first Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Innovation and Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford University. The result of this was the creation of career and professional development opportunities in Silicon Valley for over 500 students from over 40 HBCUs. Her consulting clients have included the Polish government and other corporate, nonprofit, and governmental entities in Europe, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. She is one of the co-founders of SEAT Caribbean and SEAT Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center which is located in St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands. Dr. Jarvis Sulcer is a Graduate of Cornell University’s College of Engineering. He is the Vice President of Education and Outreach at STEMBoard Technology Solutions (STEMBoard) where he oversees strategy, business development, and student engagement for the STEMBoard Education division. His key accomplishments include leading the company’s team that created Lingo, a remote coding kit with self-paced instructional videos, leading the team that is co-designing the ideation lab and entrepreneurship curriculum for the Propel Center initiative as part of Apple’s 100 million dollar pledge to Racial Equity and Justice Initiative (REJI), and establishing a strategic partnership with INROADS to implement STEM programming in multiple U.S. cities, and managing one of the largest STEM summer camps in the Bahamas for high school students. https://cornell.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUufuygpjMpHdIZVafjrq1TZ0cCztBxJ4lP

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