Back to all events First Gen. Talk: The Startup Journey with Di-Ann Eisnor, Core Host: NYU Entrepreneurial Institute
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Join us for an Ask me Anything talk and virtual networking event w/ startup founders who were first in their family to attend college.

Join the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute virtually for our first networking event and talk for first generation to college founders, investors, and entrepreneurially curious students. Our guest speaker will share their startup story and we’ll discuss resources for first generation to college students in creating innovative businesses at NYU.

If you're a first generation to college student from NYU or ANY university working on a startup and want to meet others working in the space, then this event is for you! Entrepreneurs at any stage in their startup journey are welcome to join. If you have just an idea, a new venture or an operating business, you're highly encouraged to attend.

This events series is sponsored by Santander through their Santander’s Universities program.

About the guest speaker:

Di-Ann Eisnor (Steinhardt '94) is an entrepreneur and executive who is currently Co-Founder and CEO of Core, a venture-backed construction labor marketplace. Previously, she was the CWeO of the Cities group at the We Company. She was at Waze and later Google for ten years, where she started the US office of Waze in 2009 (acquired by Google in 2013), ran growth, business development, and platform. While at Waze, she founded the Connected Citizens Program, which worked with 800 cities and departments of transportation to use data to reduce congestion and improve emergency response times.

Di-Ann serves on the board of Saia Inc. (NASDAQ: SAIA) and Gray Area Foundation for the Arts. She is a venture partner at Obvious Ventures and is co-founder with Lupe Fiasco of Neighborhood Start Fund, a neighborhood-based micro-fund in underserved urban neighborhoods. She holds a BS in Studio Art and Business Administration from New York University. She is a 2014 Henry Crown Fellow of the Aspen Institute and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

Attendees will receive a calendar invite with Zoom dial-in instructions after registering for the event (if you RSVP less than 3 hours before the event, you will receive instructions 30 minutes prior to the event).

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations for events and services should be submitted at least two weeks before the date of the accommodation need. Please email carol.ourivio@nyu.edu for assistance.


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When & Where
Wed, October 14, 2020
4:30 PM ‐ 6:00 PM
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