Welcome to The Link a brand-new web series highlighting entrepreneurial paths with uOttawa alumni from around the world, brought to you by the University of Ottawa’s Alumni Association and the Entrepreneurship Hub.
In this episode, host Sharon Wong (BSc Comp. Sci), is joined by Elias Hage (BCom '07), Founder and CEO of App8. Together, they explore the various uncertainties and risks entrepreneurs can face when starting a business and, most importantly, they share a few tips on how to navigate them.
In this episode, host Sharon Wong (BSc Comp. Sci), is joined by Aminka Belvitt (Former Social Sciences Student), Tech Entrepreneur, Goal Keeper for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Founder of Wofemtech Solutions. Together, they explore the current state of women in leadership and the technology industry. They also discuss how Aminka created the ForUsGirls Foundation to provide mentorship, leadership and skills to young women and girls.
In this episode, host Nicolette Addesa (BA '14; MComm '16), is joined by RoseMarie Addesa (BEd-ang ‘19; BA ’17), elementary school teacher (French as a second language). Together, they discuss the importance of leveraging an entrepreneurial mindset in education while adapting teaching methods during the pandemic.