Author: Elizabeth Atwater

Elizabeth Atwater
Writer
Elizabeth Atwater

Elizabeth Atwater is the senior manager of communications at Babson College and the former managing editor at Entrepreneurship of All Kinds. Her writing has appeared in print and online in a wide range of outlets including Forbes, The Atlantic, Reuters, Chief Learning Officer, BostInno, and Seventeen magazine. Her career story includes a stint at a venture capital-backed technology startup, as well as a chapter working for a small, family-run public relations firm. Atwater earned her undergraduate degree at Northwestern University.

More than Mentors: How to Build Your Village
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
More than Mentors: How to Build Your Village » A career is something to be conscientiously nurtured and built over time, relationship by relationship. Start nurturing your own career with this three-pronged approach to growth.
Fighting Global Iron Deficiency, One Lucky Iron Fish at a Time
Amplifying Social Innovation
Fighting Global Iron Deficiency, One Lucky Iron Fish at a Time » Sets of three are lucky in Cambodia. But when Dr. Gavin Armstrong incorporated his company Lucky Iron Fish on 12/12/12, he wasn’t thinking much about luck. Rather, he was launching an innovative solution to one of Cambodia's biggest problems; iron deficiency.
Five Ways To Tell Stories That Stick
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Five Ways To Tell Stories That Stick » The real power in a successful venture pitch comes from telling a compelling narrative story.
Can the Collaborative Economy Fix Climate Change?
Amplifying Social Innovation
Can the Collaborative Economy Fix Climate Change? » How collaborative economy ventures, including car-sharing platforms such as BlaBlaCar, Lyft, and Uber, are helping combat climate change.
Helping Teen Mothers Step Out Of Poverty
Amplifying Social Innovation
Helping Teen Mothers Step Out Of Poverty » Rocked by the painful loss of her toddler, Catalina Escobar channeled her grief into action.
How to Become an Objective Entrepreneur
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
How to Become an Objective Entrepreneur » Entrepreneurs can be so tied up in their ventures and blinded by unyielding passion that often they don’t see things clearly and therefore can’t respond objectively.
Swimming With The Sharks
Living Entrepreneurship
Swimming With The Sharks » Entrepreneurs who have pitched on Shark Tank share their experiences an advice for those seeking a swim with the sharks.
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital
Preparing Entrepreneurial Leaders
Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital » Only about 1% of all businesses in the United States ever receive venture financing, and for women, the slice of the VC pie is even smaller.
One on One with Innovation Leaders
Living Entrepreneurship
One on One with Innovation Leaders » With so many organizations thinking about and fueling their business innovation engines, we went straight to the source for perspective from five Boston innovators about what’s working today.
Outgrowing the Startup
Living Entrepreneurship
Outgrowing the Startup » For startups with staying power, growing the business is often a primary goal, trading speed for scale. But, does that growth and transition to major-player status mean a business outgrows its startup roots?