Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Certificate Program Alum Named a 2013 Kauffman Foundation Global Scholar

January 11, 2013

Purdue graduate student and Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation alumnus Landon Young has been selected to be a 2013 Kauffman Foundation Global Scholar. Young, who received bachelor's and master's degrees in ecological sciences and engineering, will be one of 10 students from around the world who will study, exchange ideas, and work with entrepreneurship experts over a period of six months.

 

 "As a Kauffman Global Scholar, I will be transformed into a more effective entrepreneur, strategic decision-maker, and global business person," said Young, who has already been involved in starting ventures from the ground up. He is the CEO of World Help Solutions Inc., which seeks to provide effective solutions to elevate the quality of life in third world countries, and he is working with a wind turbine startup, Dualpower Turbines LLC. Read more about Landon and his global impact here. 

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