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Wednesday, November 10 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Leveraging Entrepreneurial Experience to Maximize Professional Success

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Entrepreneurs acquire a unique set of skills, perspectives, and experiences that make them adaptable and well-prepared to impact diverse roles, organizations, and careers. This experience makes entrepreneurs highly sought-after job candidates, employees, business owners, and CEOs. To learn how to leverage your entrepreneurial experience and skills when seeking a new professional opportunity or starting your own business, attend this one-hour panel discussion featuring successful entrepreneurs at various stages of their professional career. Attendees will learn how to effectively market their entrepreneurial experience and skills to achieve sustainable personal and career success!

Join us in person or tune in live on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGwV85pqwDE or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/159129334106060/posts/4992885977397014/

This event is presented in partnership with Penn State Career Services.

In response to accelerating COVID-19 case counts across the state and in consultation with University Faculty Senate leadership, Penn State requires all students, faculty, staff and visitors — including those who are vaccinated and unvaccinated — to wear masks indoors at all campuses.

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Cory Dahlia Varona

Co-Founder, DN Organics
Cory is the co-founder of DN Organics. She is a God fearing wife, a new mom of two and a lover of wine, fall and all things natural. A proud PSU MBA and undergrad alumni with a degree in Accounting. She treasures time, exploring new places and spending time with family.After she was... Read More →
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Nicol Varona

Co-Founder, DN Organics
Nicol is the co-founder and other half of DN Organics. She is a new mother, and a lover of curls, summertime and tacos. She loves to discover new places with her husband and adventure partner, Alfonso, and daughter, Chiara.‍ She graduated from Penn State University (WE ARE) with... Read More →
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Waqqas Mahmood

Founder and Chief Innovation Officer, InnovationGeek
Waqqas Mahmood is a founder and Chief Innovation Officer at InnovationGeek (https://www.linkedin.com/company/innovationgeek). He has been in the innovation space for almost two decades, helping organizations architect their digital future. Mr. Mahmood believes in creating a culture of innovation that nurtures new technologies and media that promote powerful and engaging solutions. He has a strong background in tech start-ups, digital product management, human-centered design, and business transformation.Mr. Mahmood brings a solid understanding of structured strategy consulting from his experiences in the digital advisory practices at “Big 4” accounting and other national professional services firms. Mr. M... Read More →
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Joel Seidel

Advanced Application Engineering Analyst, Accenture
Joel Seidel is an advanced application engineering analyst at Accenture and recent graduate of the Penn State College of IST. Joel is a full stack developer and technical analyst committed to delivering value to clients via best-in-class solutions and by capitalizing on opportunities... Read More →

Wednesday November 10, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EST
Penn State Innovation Hub 123 South Burrowes Street, State College, PA 16801