Barbara Kurshan

Barbara Kurshan

Educator, Entrepreneur

The Barbara Kurshan talks on entrepreneurial educators discuss the work the Education Design Studio is doing. The Executive Director of Academic Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education is a senior fellow and has worn many hats in her career. In addition to education, she has also established companies, performed research and invested in foundations. In total, Dr. Kurshan has over 35 years of experience in the field of education and technology. Specializing in entrepreneurship, the academician leads a number of entrepreneurial-focused programs at the graduate school and helps develop new programs as well.

An award-winning entrepreneur herself, Dr. Kurshan currently acts as the President of Educorp Consultants Corporation. The Barbara Kurshan talk discusses the importance of an innovative ecosystem for young people.

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