Cornell Entrepreneur Summit 2014

I was asked to speak at the first annual Cornell Entrepreneur Summit.  It was a big success.  The event took place in the New York Times building and the auditorium there is a really great place to have an event.  The speeches over the course of the day were all roughly 20-30 minutes.  Scott Belsky was the moderator so if your speech didn’t take up the full 30 minutes he came in and asked some questions that came in from the audience up on the screen behind the speaker.

I spoke about women entrepreneurs and why I believe that the next revolution will be run by women.  It is a speech I do hope to make again.  If you get a chance it is worth watching all the talks.  I particularly loved the one from Hamdi Ulikaya, the entrepreneur behind Chobani yogurt.  His passion about yogurt and entrepreneurship is inspiring.

JOANNE WILSON – Gotham Gal from Eship@Cornell on Vimeo.

Comments (Archived):

  1. aminTorres

    I love this talk. (Still have to finish the Q&A section)One thing:I would love it if you can consider my personal hero Marie Curie (For a future updated version of this talk) who is not only the first woman to ever win a novel price but it is the only person to ever win two novel prices in two different categories.Ironically, the novel committee did not considered to include Marie for the award, even though most of the work to win the award was done by her very own hands, it was not till her husband threaten to not accept the award that the committee decided to recognize her.In WW1 Marie built mobile x-ray machines (which became known as “Little curies”) to assist surgeons to treat wounded soldier, she work at the front line and drove these units herself:… Marie’s story is amazing, I encourage you to learn about her in case you have not.

    1. Gotham Gal

      Will do

  2. Jessie Arora

    Such a powerful talk. So glad you highlighted women in all fields and not just women in tech, which I believe often narrows the conversation. I second the request for you sharing your slides.