Bainbridge Island, WA | March 17-20, 2016
Fellows attend a three-day in-person feedback session where they present their project pitch to national funders and leaders in the field of creative placemaking and receive feedback.
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA | March 2-5, 2016
Students will meet their colleagues, learn about key concepts such as negotiation, decision-making and human-centered design and meet the NAS & Penn teaching teams.
Violina Rindova, Ph.D.
McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin
Violina Rindova is the Zlotnick Family Chair in Entrepreneurship and the Herb Kelleher Chair in Entreprenuership at the McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin. She is also a Fellow of the IC2 Institute of University of Texas at Austin. Her research focusing on how firms develop intangible assets and manage perceptions of value has been published in the leading journals in management and strategy and has been covered by various business media including Business Week and the Economist. She has received numerous awards including the Thought Leadership Award from the Entrepreneurship Division of the Academy of Management and the Best Paper Award from the Centre for Corporate Reputation of Oxford University. Dr. Rindova has taught courses in entrepreneurship and strategic management at the undergraduate, graduate and executive levels while on the faculty of University of Washington and University of Maryland. She holds a JD from University of Sofia, Bulgaria, MBA from Madrid Business School-University of Houston and a Ph.D. from the Stern School of Business, New York University.