Author: Elizabeth Atwater

Elizabeth Atwater
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Elizabeth Atwater
Elizabeth Atwater is a senior manager on Babson College's Marketing team. 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.
Teaching Entrepreneurship: An Interview with Heidi Neck
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Fighting Global Iron Deficiency, One Lucky Iron Fish at a Time
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Helping Teen Mothers Step Out Of Poverty
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How to Become an Objective Entrepreneur
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Swimming With The Sharks
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Changing the Status Quo in Venture Capital
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One on One with Innovation Leaders
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Outgrowing the Startup
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