2009 Session:

Session Description – Entrepreneurship Beyond Business

Entrepreneurship Beyond the Business Plan: Whether you are a seasoned entrepreneur or working to launch your first business, your success ultimately depends on having the courage to take a risk and create value and meaning for others. This session will focus on how to maintain your resilience and entrepreneurial edge (especially in challenging times) and how to continually adapt your venture without losing your focus.

Hispanic/Latino Sessions organized by Armando Rayo, Hispanic Engagement Consultant

About the Speaker

Tommy Darwin

Thomas Darwin, Ph. D., is the Director of Community Partnerships in the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin. With more than ten years teaching and consulting experience, he currently teaches Entrepreneurship, Design, Consulting, Writing and Communication, and Ethics. In addition, Thomas facilitates workshops on effective collaboration, ethics and leadership, and community engagement. A published scholar in rhetoric, communication, and health and healing, he is currently researching ways to use design methods to address community issues and ways to create and sustain collaborations between Universities and their local communities.