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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
Nada Basir, PhD, MSc, BSc
Assistant Professor at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business
Nada Basir is an Assistant Professor at the Conrad School of Entrepreneurship and Business. In her previous roles, she was an Assistant Professor at University of Ontario Institute of Technology and part of the founding team for Via Informatics (LocationGenius). Nada earned her PhD from the Schulich School of Business and her MSc from McGill University. She teaches BET 620 - Entrepreneurial Organizations and BET - 420 Entrepreneurship for Social Impact.
Learn more about Women Entrepreneurship Week events at https://www.montclair.edu/entrepreneur/women-entrepreneurship-week/