“Entrepreneurship Week” Nov 7 – 10, 2022 hosted by School for Business. The following two events are open to the entire MCNY community. 

November 8, 2022 @ 6pm
Growth and Competitiveness in Entrepreneurship
Virtual presentations and panel discussions related to Entrepreneurship will be presented by Professor Mark Wald.

November 10, 2022 @ 4pm
The Fall Incubator Program New Venture Pitch
The pitch will be on-campus in Manhattan Commons.  Professor David Rosner, Faculty Advisor and Associate Dean Radhika Jha will co-host this event.

Panelist Bios:

Maria Barca
SBA Lender Capital Bank
As an experienced lender, she has been instrumental in providing access to funding for working capital needs, acquisitions, commercial real estate purchases, equipment financing, and SBA (Small Business Administration) guaranteed loans for startup businesses and franchise financing.

Mackenzie L. Dimtri
Einbinder & Dunn LLP
Ms. Dimtri specializes in Franchise Law and related litigation. She has significant corporate and commercial litigation experience assisting franchisees, franchisors and other businesses with commercial contracts and general commercial disputes.

Robert Towle
Author on Entrepreneurship and Business Consultant
Chapter Chair – Global Leaders Organization (GLO)

Olga Kagan
Olga Kagan, Ph.D., RN, CIMI, FHIMSS, NYAM Fellow, is a healthcare consultant. She is a Board member at SONSIEL. Dr. Kagan is a recipient of several awards for her contributions to research, leadership, and mentorship, and was recently featured on SONSIEL’s Outcomes Rocket podcast. She founded the Food Allergy Nurses Interest Group (FANI) and established Collaborative Healthcare Innovation, Research & Problem Solving (CHIRPS) Group in 2019. Dr. Kagan chairs the nursing committee at the HIMSS New York State chapter. She previously held elected positions at the ANA-NY, the CUNY SPS governing council & the HIMSS NYS chapter board of directors.