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Weekly Coffee Chat with Special Guest: Kaaren May!
August 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Calling all entrepreneurs! Come have your Friday morning coffee with us at Startup Zone! Bring your business ideas, questions, and grievances and get some great advice from local, like-minded entrepreneurs! No registration required.
Our special guest on August 23rd is Kaaren May!
Kaaren May is the Director of Industry Research at UPEI’s new Faculty of Sustainable Design Engineering, as well as the Co-Director of the recently launched Shad UPEI summer enrichment program focusing on STEAM and entrepreneurship. Prior to joining UPEI in 2016, Kaaren held a variety of positions in the United Kingdom and across Canada, in the areas of engineering research and development, project management, and management consulting. Her experience with entrepreneurship includes acting as a business advisor at Women’s Enterprise Centre in BC, being the Director of Finance and Operations at a Canadian tech startup, and launching a small UK-based defence and security company’s first product line. Kaaren has a BScE in Engineering Physics from Queen’s University, a PhD in Electrical Engineering (Signal Processing) from Imperial College London in the UK, and an MBA from INSEAD in France. She is a Professional Engineer with Engineers PEI, a Fellow of the International Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, and a Sainsbury Management Fellow.