Three outstanding American entrepreneurs are visiting Portugal next week for a seminar organized by the US Embassy and FLAD, and have generously agreed to be speakers at a private dinner for members of the Harvard Club of Portugal on Monday, June 4, which we are hosting jointly with the American Club of Lisbon.
Our speakers are:
Kay Koplovitz is a widely acclaimed national leader in the television and media businesses, a successful entrepreneur and seasoned venture capitalist, she founded and served as CEO of USA Network (which was sold for $4.5B), where she was credited as the visionary creator of the business model for cable networks, she launched major professional and college sports on cable television, created the SciFi Channel, has served on more Boards than can be mentioned, is the author of "Bold Women, Big Ideas: Learning to Play the High Risk Entrepreneurial Game”, and a well-known keynote speaker.
Mae Jemison, the first African-American female astronaut, is an engineer, a medical doctor, a professional dancer, a well-known and highly successful social entrepreneur and an author. She was an astronaut aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavor in September 1992, leads 100 Year Starship, a non-profit initiative for human travel beyond the solar system, founded The Earth We Share for 12-16-year-old students from around the world as well as other NGOs, is an environmental studies professor at Dartmouth College and the author of “Find Where the Wind Goes”.
Alla Wienstein, a serial entrepreneur in the area of renewal energy, founded AquaEnergy Group, a company that successfully developed a wave energy conversion technology, Principle Power Inc, which developed floating support structures technology for the offshore wind industry and Trident Winds LLC, which develops offshore wind projects in deep waters. She has 35 years experience building global engineering projects for companies like Honeywell and Boeing and is a frequent speaker in the US and Europe on renewal energy.
The private dinner will be at Circulo Eça de Queiroz with a cost of 40€.
Event is limited to 15 members from the Harvard Club only.
Please let us know in case you would like to attend, to the email: email@example.com.