The Conrad School is hosting a Speaker Series to celebrate Women Entrepreneurship Week 2021 with Montclair University and other institutions around the globe. Celebrate with us!
Join us virtually:
Strategizing Your Intellectual Property
Monday, October 18, 2021 12:00-1:00pm
Joanna Ma, B.A.Sc. (Elec. Eng.)(Hons.), J.D.
Technology Lawyer, Bereskin & Parr LLP
Joanna Ma is a technology lawyer who specializes in patents and designs, and has an electrical engineering background. Her practice is predominantly focused on advising various-sized technology companies on developing intellectual property (IP) portfolios and strategies that are practical and aligned with their business goals, as well as on the enforcement of IP rights. She is experienced in drafting and prosecuting patent and design applications relating to software, electrical, and medical technologies. Joanna is also an IP advisor at several innovation centres across Ontario.
Social Entrepreneurship: Building for Social Impact
Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 12:00-1:00pm
Dr. Nada Basir, PhD, MSc, BSc
Assistant Professor at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business
Dr. Nada Basir is an Assistant Professor at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. She holds a PhD in Strategic Management and an M.SC and B.Sc in Molecular Biotechnology. Prior to her doctoral studies, Dr. Basir worked in the pharmaceutical industry in marketing and business development. Her current research interests explore inequality, social change, and entrepreneurship, with a particular focus on identity and emotions. In another stream of research Dr. Basir explores how star entrepreneurs and star scientists emerge.
Dr. Basir has entrepreneurial experience in both the for-profit and non-for-profit worlds. Bringing these two worlds together she teaches and mentors students interested in leveraging businesses for social impact. She teaches courses in Entrepreneurial Strategy, Organization Design and Social Entrepreneurship.
Learn more about Women Entrepreneurship Week events at https://www.montclair.edu/entrepreneur/women-entrepreneurship-week/