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Graduate Professional Week Day 3: Entrepreneurship: From the Classroom to Start-ups to Fortune 500 Companies

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Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at 10:00am to 11:00am

Virtual Event

Part of Graduate Professional Week.

This session will introduce you to how innovative and entrepreneurial skills can be utilized in big companies.  In addition, we will focus on a real-life example of a student who went from the classroom to launching a start-up as a result to a practical classroom experience. 

Moderator: Chris Bhatti, Assistant Vice President/Associate Dean, UT Dallas

Tosin Odesanya, SVP, Head of Strategy and Transformation at Synchrony

Ashkat Sharma, CEO/Founder of Reallos

UTD strives to create inclusive and accessible events in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you require an accommodation to fully participate in this event, please contact the event coordinator (listed below) at least 10 business days prior to the event. If you have any additional questions, please email and the AccessAbility Resource Center at

Event Type

Lectures & Workshops

Target Audience

Graduate Students, International Students


Career and Professional Development


Graduate Students, GPW


Graduate Education


Contact Information
The Office of Graduate Education
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