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Think Tanks

Think Tank I brought together key stakeholders to share results from customer discovery with deans across the country focused on identifying attributes that differentiate institutions, and inventory existing faculty development/mentorship models within KEEN and engineering societies. Think Tank II provided input and direction on how EFIC will function to advance the interests of the community and enable broad impact, establish partnerships on specific areas of investigation, and develop plans to implement studies/activities starting in 2019.

Think Tank I

When

August 20, 2018

Where

ASU Chandler Innovation Center.

Goals

  • Share findings from conversations with the Deans customer discovery
  • Make connections to other faculty development/mentorship practices
  • Learn from each other about what we do at each of our organizations to support faculty development
  • Discuss early plan for an “Engineering Faculty Impact Collaborative” (EFIC)
  • Identify partnering opportunities to shape EFIC to advance engineering faculty impact

The goals of Think Tank I and the day’s activities are listed in the event agenda.

Think Tank II

When

August 20, 2018

Where

ASU Chandler Innovation Center.

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Goals

  • Review results from Think Tank 1 and status of EFIC
  • Provide input and direction on how EFIC will function to advance the interests of the community and enable broad impact
  • Establish partnerships on specific areas of investigation, and develop plans to implement studies/activities starting in 2019
  • Identify an advisory board

The goals of Think Tank II and the day’s activities are listed in the event agenda.

KEEN Presentation

Dr. Doug Melton discussed The Kern Family Foundation and it focus areas, with overview of the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) and the entrepreneurial mindset (EM). KEEN is a national partnership of universities with the shared mission to graduate engineers with an entrepreneurial mindset so they can create personal, economic, and societal value through a lifetime of meaningful work. Learn more here.

Biographies

ASU Mentorship 360 Team