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Tuesday, October 29 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Crafting Culture: Building Inclusive Communities for Craft-Based Entrepreneurship

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As our communities grow increasingly diverse and complex, there has never been a stronger need for programs and initiatives that promote inclusion and diversity, which are also key drivers for innovation. This session provides opportunities to learn how craft-based entrepreneurship workshops utilizing rich textile traditions of Nebraska and collaborative project-based learning can support local multicultural audiences in building healthy, inclusive communities in Nebraska.

Key Take-Aways
  • Participants will learn about and generate their own ideas for craft-based entrepreneurship workshops to foster social connections and collaborations among diverse audiences in their communities. 
  • Participants will learn potential challenges and best practices to develop and facilitate programs for multicultural audiences.   

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Surin Kim

Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Surin Kim’s professional focus has been innovative and high-growth product development, which she has successfully launched in the tech industry for the past decade. While completing her MBA at Wharton Business School, Surin used her study of Entrepreneurial Management to spearhead... Read More →
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Claire Nicholas

Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Lincoln
Claire Nicholas is Assistant Professor of Textiles and Material Culture in the Department of Textiles, Merchandising & Fashion Design at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Her research focuses on the ethnography of craft and design process, pedagogy, and the everyday practices (and... Read More →

Tuesday October 29, 2019 1:30pm - 2:30pm CDT
Room F

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