Announcements 2020-04-26

Week #1 (April 26 – April 30, 2020)

Office Hours

Marwan Hassoun (Explorer Executive Director): Wednesday, April 29th, 14:00 – 17:00, (Zoom link will be provided the day before the office hours). Marwan is a technology professional with IP and technology expertise and advises technology companies (including startups) and law firms on technology and IP strategies including methodologies for maximizing the return on investment of their intellectual property (patents and trade secrets).

Marilyn Davison: Tuesday, April 28th, 14:00 – 16:00, (Zoom link will be provided the day before the office hours). Marilyn is a certified Mediator skilled in addressing the internal challenges that teams can experience as they work on their entrepreneurial companies. She has managed workplace mediation as a management consultant for 20 years working with executive teams and entrepreneurs while based in France. Marilyn currently works with international teams at the Tufts Fletcher School and Hult Prize.


MIT COVID19 Challenge: Africa Takes on COVID19

Africa focused MIT COVID19 Challenge on Friday, May 1 to Sunday, May 3. This is a 48-hour virtual hackathon Launched by The Sloan Africa Business Club with the goal of building solutions towards the most pressing technical, social, and financial issues caused by the COVID-19 outbreak in Africa. 

A description of the challenge in more detail can be found here.

Applications are due Monday, April 27.   The participant application is here.