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Diana International Research Institute Educator Roundtable

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    Diana International Research Institute: Educator Roundtable

    Topic: Financing Strategies of Women-Owned Firms & Creation of Curriculum on Entrepreneurial Finance for Women

    Speaker: Dr. Susan Coleman, Professor of Finance Emeritus, University of Hartford

    Date & Time: December 2nd at 11:00AM EST to 12:00PM EST

    Registration: Click Here

    Discount Code: Enter AOM25 for 25% off of event admission!

     Description: As a professor of finance at the University of Hartford's Barney School of Business, Dr. Susan Coleman taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in entrepreneurial and corporate finance for over thirty years. Her research has been concentrated in the area of entrepreneurial finance with a particular focus on the ways in which women entrepreneurs secure financing for their firms.  Dr. Coleman's work on this topic is widely published and cited in hundreds of refereed journal articles. She has co-authored two books on women-owned firms, A Rising Tide: Financing Strategies for Women-Owned Firms (2012) and The Next WaveFinancing Women's Growth-Oriented Firms (2016). During this session, D. Coleman will discuss financing strategies for women-owned firms and corresponding curriculum development on entrepreneurial finance for women.

     More about the Speaker: Dr. Coleman has also written on the topic of social entrepreneurship and co-authored a book titled Creating the Social Venture (2016).   Most recently, Dr. Coleman has expanded her work into the field of public policy as a member of the Global Women's Entrepreneurship Policy project comprised of representatives from 29 countries. In recognition of her scholarly contributions, Dr. Coleman received the Humphrey R. Tonkin Award in 2016, the University of Hartford's highest award for research. 

    Dr. Coleman is an active member and past president of the Hartford Area Business Economists. From 2007 to 2011, she also served as a member of Governor M. Jodi Rell's Economic Advisory Council. In 2017 she was named to the Board of Directors for the Next Wave Foundation, a 501c(3) nonprofit organization focused on developing education and training programs designed to increase the number of women angel investors in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Coleman is an active angel investor and a limited partner in the Next Wave Impact Fund. 



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