Diversity & Inclusion

We strive to foster inclusive and welcoming programming and are focused on recruiting a diverse range of participants and instructors.

We strive to foster inclusive and welcoming programming and are focused on recruiting a diverse range of participants and instructors, particularly underrepresented minorities, women, and individuals with disabilities.

Ongoing Efforts

  • Led two all-female regional courses in partnership with W.E. Cornell
  • Hosted the second annual regional course for deaf entrepreneurs led by RIT
  • Recently received supplemental NSF funding to create instructor training on improving cultural responsiveness and to recruit more diverse participants.
  • Teamed up with BET (Black Entrepreneurs in Training) at Cornell to run a regional course for black entrepreneurs in Q1 2020.