Several members of the Cornell community recently contributed to “Think You’re Not an Entrepreneur? Think Again,” a piece published by the Association for Women in Science on how entrepreneurial skills can be applied beyond startups.
The article’s authors include graduate student Rikki Serafina Laser, Ph.D. candidate Bhaavya Srivastava, and Susi Varvayanis, Executive Director of the Graduate School’s Careers Beyond Academia. Additionally, Lynden Archer, Joseph Silbert Dean of Engineering, and Computer Science Ph.D. candidate Chinasa T. Okolo share their experiences with utilizing entrepreneurial skills in the research field.
Okolo gained entrepreneurial experience on a trek to Silicon Valley and as a participant in the W.E. Cornell program, as well as courses in the Dyson School and the SC Johnson College of Business. She said, “Having an entrepreneurial mindset expanded my options for what I could do with a Ph.D.”
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