Children are playing outside on a sunny Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn, but inside the Weeksville Heritage Center, young women from underserved local communities are vying for startup capital in a unique Shark Tank-like competition.
Alain Desvignes’ work experience spans 15 years. While studying as an EMBA student at the Smith School in Beijing, Alain served as director of operations at Ozonia, SUEZ Group, and was responsible for the operations across Asia.
There are some really exciting events coming up at Smith that are particularly well-suited for EMBA alumni, from a Meet the Author cocktail party to the annual EMBA Happy Hour.
There is a lot of alumni news this time, with new updates on alumni from all EMBA cohorts from cohort 4 through cohort 12.
This week, the Smith School’s Dingman Center for Entrepreneurship launches Ladies First, a concentrated effort to increase the number of women involved in entrepreneurship at the University of Maryland.
About the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business
The Robert H. Smith School of Business is an internationally recognized leader in management education and research. One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland, College Park, the Smith School offers undergraduate, full-time and part-time MBA, executive MBA, online MBA, specialty masters, PhD and executive education programs, as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school offers its degree, custom and certification programs in learning locations in North America and Asia.