Cultural Entrepreneurship: Food, Family, and Values

In the face of today’s political climate in the Middle Eastern North African (MENA) region, the family remains the pillar behind cultural prosperity and professional success. One of the ways we, as humans, unite has always been around food, so the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (OIE) has partnered with the Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence […]


Purposeful & Impactful Ventures

Re-imagine our lives, our mindsets, our businesses, our entrepreneurship, and our venture-seeking spirit. What is your WHY and how you could achieve what the B-corps figured out in order to remain valid, relevant, resilient, and sustainable? It's all in the "Balance" of Impact & Profits. Join me for an entrepreneurial journey not only outside the […]

Cooperative Management of Protected Areas and National Park – Case study: Healing Island, Yeongsando

Most of the national parks in South Korea have beautiful natural ecosystems and are preserved in farming and fishing villages. In these villages, most of the local residents living there are aging, and labor production is gradually decreasing, requiring new alternatives to revitalize these village communities. Under these circumstances, the Korean National Park Service has […]


Inspire Healing through Art, Painting a Dot Mandala

Prepare for a dynamic group discussion regarding the power of healing through art. We will be painting a dot mandala, created with various tools we have in our home, no brushes will be used. Mandalas are a universal icon of strong spiritual connection in the Buddhist and Hindu religion. The word mandala means circle in […]

GW Tourism Think Tank on Implications of COVID-19 for Entrepreneurs of Tourism Destinations

  Registration has closed for this event.   Speakers:   Ms. Courtney Cacatian Executive Director, Charlottesville Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau   Mr. Scott Bricker Interim Vice President, Destination Development at Travel Oregon   Mr. Jack Wert Executive Director, Naples, Marco Island, Everglades Convention & Visitors Bureau   Mr. Barry Biggar President & CEO, Fairfax […]


An Inside look of DC Small Business with Dan Simons

Dan Simons is the Co-Owner of the innovative Farmers Restaurant Group  — majority owned by American family farmers — with a mission to earn farmers a larger share of the food dollar while delivering thoughtfully-sourced, scratch-made food, and exceptional hospitality. Farmers Restaurant Group operates 7 restaurants and 1 distillery throughout the DC, MD, VA, and […]

Marketplace Showcase

Tune in to see up incoming businesses and organizations present on who they are and how they are making a positive impact on the world!

Flourishing in Food Speaker Series: How Tech is Transforming the Food World

Overview of the "Flourishing in Food" Speaker Series The food and beverage industry is expansive. It encompasses a wide variety of unique operations from manufacturing to catering to health innovation and more. And nowadays, there are newer food innovations being discovered and introduced by younger generations. The “Flourishing in Food” Speaker Series is an event […]

Pitch George Information Session

This information session is to learn more about the Annual Pitch George Competition taking place this Fall Semester. It is one of GW's premier entrepreneurial initiatives organized by the GW Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence (CFEE). This "elevator pitch" competition allows young entrepreneurs from any GW school to present their business ideas, get valuable feedback on […]