Jacqueline Winstanley invited to be a Visiting Fellow of the Birbeck University CIRM

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CIMR JW June 21 2021

Jacqueline Winstanley, FRSA has been invited to be a Visiting Fellow at the Birbeck Centre of Innovation Management Research (CIMR).

The Centre for Innovation Management Research draws on a variety of academic disciplines across the fields of management, law, economics and science policy, to deliver high quality research and teaching in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. Visiting Fellows at Birbeck are special assets for the Centre as they interact closely with the Centre’s Academic Staff and PhD students.

Jacqueline was previously a panel speaker on a Diversity and Entrepreneurship Workshop organised by the Birkbeck CIMR in March 2021, following research by Professor Helen Lawton Smith into addressing regional inequalities in innovation opportunities for BAME and disabled group. Jacqueline was part of this study, and facilitated a workshop, contributed with insights and was included as good practice in the research report, Addressing regional inequalities in innovation opportunities for BAME and disabled groups.

The Diversity and Entrepreneurship Workshop aimed to contribute to the debate on how the UK could better support innovation and entrepreneurship in underrepresented groups. The discussion that followed featured presentations from Jacqueline on Inclusive Entrepreneurship - Removing the conflict between policy intent and administration. Jacqueline also spoke on a panel discussion looking at 'What have we learned about innovation/entrepreneurial opportunities for BAME and disabled entrepreneurs?'

Jacqueline said, " I am honoured to have been asked to be a Visiting Fellow at the Birbeck Centre of Innovation Management Research. As CEO and Founder of Universal Inclusion and The Inclusive Entrepreneur Network and The Secretariat for the UK All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Inclusive Entrepreneurship, we continue our work to change the narrative on inclusive economic growth.

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