Fall 2016 Workshops

How Can I Be A Successful Student Entrepreneur?

Other: Food will be provided. Registration required; see details below.

Students, have you ever asked yourselves "How can I be a successful student entrepreneur?"? There's no need to sacrifice one for the other: You can be both a successful student and successful entrepreneur!  Joyful survivors of their student entrepreneurial days, Guerric de Ternay and Patricia de Lara of BoostCompanies will help you create a sustainable business while making the most out of your precious years at university. Find out how you can juggle all your academic responsibilities while at the same time building and launching your own startup company. This workshop is open to undergraduate and graduate students and dinner will be served. Registration required.


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About the Speakers

Patricia de Lara specializes in innovation, strategic foresight & planning, and character development – both in products and people. Aside from her role as Innovation and New Business Consultant at Alcimed, Patricia is Founding Partner and Leadership Coach at BoostCompanies, especially seasoned in teaching public speaking and effective communication to 250+ students aged 7 to 65 since 2012. She has contributed to the development of leadership organizations internationally: John Jay Institute (USA), Collegium Anton Neuwirth (Slovakia), Thomas More Leadership Institute (France). Patricia holds an MA Hons International Relations-Theological Studies from the University of St Andrews and an MSc Demography and Health Policy from the London School of Economics and Political Science.


Guerric de Ternay focuses his work on behavioral science, customer experience, and digital strategy. Apart from running GoudronBlanc, a designer T-­shirt brand, Guerric has lectured digital strategy and marketing to Masters students at the University College London, London Business School, and Tartu University (Estonia). Guerric has been passionate about entrepreneurship and marketing for a long time. He taught himself coding at the age of 11, set up a digital agency when he was 16, and since then has been mentoring countless entrepreneurs. He went to Law School at Université de Paris 2 Panthéon-­Assas and University College London, then studied Management at the London Business School, where he founded and was Director of Marketing for the London Entrepreneurship Review, sponsored by the Deloitte Institute of Innovation.