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Tufts Gordon Institute offers a variety of fun and engaging events throughout the year, from the Entrepreneurship Center's educational Jumbo Cafés to a partnership with the Museum of Science tailored to empowering women in STEM fields.

October 2019

October 22 • Women in STEM: How to Build & Leverage Mentoring Relationships • Hosted in partnership with the Museum of Science

Women in STEM: How to Build and Leverage Mentoring Relationships

Hosted by the Museum of Science in collaboration with Tufts Gordon Institute.

Join us for an evening of candid conversation to explore how to build and leverage mentoring relationships to accelerate your career. In particular, we will address how to find and keep strong mentors, the role of mentors over your career progression, and best practices for your mentoring relationships. We will conclude the evening with a chance for you to network with other emerging female leaders in STEM. Our goal is to inspire and empower women in STEM to successfully navigate and direct their own career paths while leveraging mentoring relationships to support them in building their careers.

Refreshments will be provided. 

Register here.

October 23 • Jumbo Café • Fundamentals of Marketing & the Early Stage Entrepreneur

Date: Wednesday, October 23

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

Host: To be announced

October 25 • The Tufts Legends of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Keynote & Award

Date: Friday, October 25

Time: 12:00PM - 1:30PM

Location: 574 Boston Ave, Room #401

Join us as we celebrate Bill Cummings, author, serial entrepreneur, and philanthropist, as he receives the 2019 Tufts Legends of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Award. All are welcome to enjoy a lunch and keynote speech from one of our most successful Tufts alums as Bill shares his "lessons learned along the way". Bring all your questions on entrepreneurship! Click here to register

October 30 • Jumbo Café • Fundamentals of Sales Processes, Models & Channels

Date: Wednesday, October 30

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

Host: Jack Derby, Director of TEC

November 2019

November 6 • Jumbo Café • "Rules of the Road" for Competing in the $100k New Ventures Competition

Date: Wednesday, November 6

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

November 7 • How Safe is the Cloud? • An Industry-Expert Panel on Cybersecurity & Cloud Services

Date: Thursday, November 7

Time: 6:30PM - 9:00PM

Location: Science & Engineering Complex, 200 College Ave.

Recent headlines have highlighted security failures exposing confidential data, breaching private communications, and disrupting online services. In parallel, more and more businesses are migrating to Software-as-a-Service (SAAS) business models, moving their applications and services from dedicated data centers to third-party cloud service providers like AWS and Google. Join us as a panel of industry-experts explores the collision of these two trends, the increase of security risks, and the opportunity for secure and scalable solutions in today’s hyper-connected world.

Following the panel, there will be a networking reception with refreshments.

Learn more & sign up.

 

November 13 • Jumbo Café • Creating the Perfect Early Stage Fundraising Pitch

Date: Wednesday, November 13

Time: 4:30PM - 6:00PM

Location: Venture Lab, 574 Boston Ave.

November 15 • Tufts Ideas Competition & The Paul & Elizabeth Montle Prize for Entrepreneurial Achievement

Date: Friday, November 15

Time: 8:00AM - 3:00PM

Location: To be announced

To learn more about the Tufts Ideas Competition, click here.

To learn more about the Paul & Elizabeth Montle Prize for Entrepreneurial Achievement, click here.