Babson Collaborative Global Summit 2022
AlmaU took part in the Babson Collaborative Global Summit* titled: “The Role of Entrepreneurship Education in the Future of Higher Education”. The event took place virtually from 14-16 March 2022. AlmaU was represented by Rector- Gulnara Kurenkeyeva who acted as a speaker on the panel: «The Entrepreneurial University of the Future: Challenges, Opportunities and Possibilities».
Summit has been held in a form of discussions where senior leaders from Collaborative member institutions shared their expertise and vision on how institutions must adapt to address issues of scale, access, relevance, and impact. Topics which were explored included: life-long and virtual learning, entrepreneurship as a life skill, expanding the definition and role of higher education in promoting a society of the future that is more entrepreneurial actions taken towards expanding the ecosystem beyond campus.
The 2022 Summit with more than 150 participants explored entrepreneurship education in a post-pandemic world by examining critical and timely themes including entrepreneurial pedagogy, growth and assessment of the university entrepreneurship ecosystem, and the urgent need to equip our students to think and act entrepreneurially under conditions of extreme uncertainty.
*The annual Global Summit brings together entrepreneurship educators from around the world to share best practices in pedagogy and advance thought leadership. The Summit provides optimal value for attendees through professional development content, exposure to host school and local ecosystems. Official Babson Collaborative website: https://www.babsoncollaborative.org/summit.html).
About the Babson Collaborative
The Babson Collaborative for Entrepreneurship Education is a global institutional membership organization connecting universities around the world that are building and expanding their entrepreneurship ecosystems. The Babson Collaborative is a one-of-a-kind offering from The Babson Academy, the global provider of entrepreneurship education development for institutions, educators and students of all kinds. Membership in the Collaborative provides access to pedagogical best practices, expertise, and thought leadership from Babson College, and a network of like-minded global peers from other member institutions. Learn more: www.babson.edu/babsoncollaborative