Nathalie was honored to be named a Longenecker Fellow and also receive the Entrepreneurship Education Innovator Award by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) during the their annual conference in January.
Nathalie shared she was was honored to receive these awards. Under Nathalie’s leadership in the Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Purdue was one of the first universities to see the value in cross-campus entrepreneurship education and she has been fortunate to lead and scale this model. “Along the way, I recognized and experienced the stereotypes and biases around entrepreneurship that persist, and have worked hard to incorporate this into programming and research,” said Nathalie.
“Nathalie’s accomplishments and contributions to entrepreneurship education are truly remarkable,” said USASBE Longenecker Fellows director Jeff Hornsby. “For nearly two decades, her diverse research portfolio, her role in building outstanding programming and assessment frameworks, and her advocacy for engaging entrepreneurial pedagogy at the university level have made her a trusted and respected leader in the field of entrepreneurship education.”