This week’s installment of the Sullivan Foundation’s “Navigating the Unknown” webinar series features two leaders in entrepreneurial education: Brin Enterkin of the Watson Institute and Kaveh Sadeghian of the Center for Social Impact Strategy. Hosted by Spud Marshall, the Sullivan Foundation’s director of student engagement, the webinar will be streamed on Instagram Live at 12 p.m. (ET), Wednesday, April 29.
Beginning this week, the “Navigating the Unknown” series will feature only one webinar per week instead of the previous schedule of two per week. Here’s more information about this week’s guests:|
Brin Enterkin, The Watson Institute
With locations in Boulder Colorado, Boca Raton, Florida and Guatemala City, Guatemala, the Watson Institute is “a reimagined model of education for next-generation innovators, leaders and entrepreneurs,” according to its website. The Institute’s courses and workshops are designed to empower students to build impactful and successful careers while developing solutions to the world’s greatest challenges. Enterkin, who serves as executive director of the Institute’s Boulder location, previously founded the African SOUP, a nonprofit that operates a nursery school, a nutritional outreach program, sustainability projects and a national education program aimed at revitalizing Uganda’s teaching methods. A graduate of Sullivan Foundation partner school Berry College, Enterkin also co-founded Mpower Biomass Energy Company, a commercial renewable energy company in Uganda, and has been recognized as a Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Social Entrepreneur. Her articles, including “Top 6 Ways to Join an African Rise” and “The Only Road Out of Africa,” have been published in the Huffington Post.
Kaveh Sadeghian, The Center for Social Impact Strategy
Sadeghian is the creative director and founding member of the University of Pennsylvania’s Center for Social Impact Strategy and a faculty member for the Executive Program in Social Innovation Design. He designs and facilitates leadership development programs, leveraging leading practices in organizational psychology and design thinking to help impact leaders work more effectively and compassionately. Outside of teaching, Sadeghian consults for high-impact organizations and speaks at purpose-driven conferences, designing and leading interactive workshops that increase clarity, confidence and community. According to the Center’s website, he has trained more than 4,000 impact leaders, and the online programs he helped design have reached more than 90,000 learners to date. Prior to co-founding the Center, Sadeghian was a change manager for Ashoka, where he managed the development, launch and expansion of a nationwide high school social entrepreneurial incubator program.