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Jill Ker Conway Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center

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The Jill Ker Conway Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center’s mission is to create a pipeline of exceptionally innovative, entrepreneurial and financially savvy women—cultivating change agents prepared to succeed in a complex world.


GEM 2020/2021 Women's Entrepreneurship Report Now Live!

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) 2020/21 Women’s Entrepreneurship Report: Thriving through Crisis was co-sponsored by Smith College. Findings show that 30.2% of women entrepreneurs surveyed expected to hire six or more employees in the next five years compared to just 18.7% in 2019 report! Read more.

Welcome Raj Malhotra, New Director of the Conway Center

Raj Malhotra has over 20 years of experience in launching and managing digital startups, teaching and mentoring programs, and building strategic partnerships. A serial innovator who transforms ideas into thriving enterprises, he has built venture-backed startups and teams within Fortune 500 companies that generated outsize returns from modest investments. He joins Smith to inspire and lead students in co-creating enterprises that collaborate across disciplines and economic boundaries. Learn more about Raj.

Visit the Center

The Conway Center is now located on the first floor in the Neilson Library. Our doors will be open to the Smith community as permitted by Smith’s COVID-19 Response Plan. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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Conway Center

Neilson Library 103

Phone: 413-585-3653
Fax: 413-585-3655
Mailing address:
Alumnae Gym, 83 Green Street
Northampton, MA 01063