University Economic Development Association

Date & Time: April 24 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (ET)

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Join UEDA’s Talent Affinity Network meeting to hear from Lori Fischer, Senior Fellow & Director of Operations at the Michigan State University Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

Bio: Lori’s passion lies in supporting student venturers, their startups, and fostering entrepreneurial education that empowers venture creation activities across Michigan and beyond. Lori has been working with Michigan State University entrepreneurs since 2012; today, she is the Burgess Institute’s Director of Operations. Her mission: Cultivate and support a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem at MSU and across Michigan.

Together with the Institute’s team, MSU’s entrepreneurship program has been recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the top 25 Undergraduate Entrepreneurship programs in the country. For two years in a row, the Burgess Institute has received global acclaim at the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurial Centers conference. These achievements would not be possible without the ambition and dedication demonstrated by Spartans. These innovators, thinkers, and doers come to the entrepreneurship program from across all academic disciplines.