"Innovation and Entrepreneurship"
On June 7, 2013, Mount Mary held the second annual Voices of Leadership speaker series, an event that invites women leaders to participate in generating ideas and creating cultures for innovation.
This event showcased Nina Vaca, founder and CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources and current director at Kohl's Corporation, and Cheryl Perkins, founder and president of Innovationedge, to the 2013 Voices of Leadership event.
Nina Vaca shared her entrepreneurial journey, along with the best practices for building ideas into innovations that can successfully compete. Nina is a director with Kohl's Corporation, a founding board member of Startup America Partnership and is the recipient of the coveted Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
"The innovative and entrepreneurial spirit of our nation is alive and well, and our women are leading this spirit. From our Congress, to our corporations, to our classrooms, women are a driving force in America's leadership and development."
Founder/CEO, Pinnacle Technical Resources
Director, Kohl's Corporation
Cheryl Perkins from InnovationEdge lead an interactive discussion designed for both the entrepreneur and the corporate intrapreneur on how to create a strategy, structure, and culture to successfully drive innovation efforts.
"Developing a strategy, building an effective plan and understanding cultural influences are important steps for innovators to get their efforts off to a solid start."
Read the news release. This event was part of the Flying Car Innovation Week in Milwaukee.