On Tuesday, February 12th, over 100 Purdue Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation capstone students gathered to hear from five Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation alumni who are making “Giant Leaps” in their respective fields.
The purpose of this one credit course is the help students gain an understanding of what it takes to successfully transfer academic skills to a workplace setting and develop an entrepreneurial mindset that sets them apart from other job seekers.
This team-taught and highly interactive course is designed to provide a social and historical perspective of women in leadership, as well as the practical skills students can use to develop their own leadership abilities. Students have opportunities to meet with women leaders from a variety of organizations. Topics of social, political, and economic interest are covered, as are discussions of current issues and research relevant to leadership success.
Meet Netra Pradhan, a sophomore in Computer Science, with minors in Mathematics and Biometrics, who is pursuing a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Netra is from Bentonville, Arkansas, where in high school she was one of three girls in a…