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New Initiative Will Promote Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Duke

Kimberly Jenkins, a university trustee and prominent entrepreneur, will lead campus-wide program

DURHAM -- Duke University is launching a major campus-wide initiative to expand the societal impact of Duke innovations and better serve students who seek to think big, follow their dreams and launch initiatives of their own as entrepreneurs.

Kimberly Jenkins, a university alumna and trustee who has launched entrepreneurial ventures with leading technology companies and established prominent nonprofit organizations, will lead the effort. Building on what Provost Peter Lange calls "a tremendous amount of interest" in innovation and entrepreneurship across the Duke campus, Jenkins will encourage students, faculty members and alumni to transform their ideas into businesses and socially minded ventures that create jobs and serve society. [Complete News Release]


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