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

Wednesday, October 6, 2021 10am to 11am

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

Virtual Event

Graduate Education


The Office of Graduate Education

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