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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.


Conway Center Voted Outstanding Emerging Center

The Conway Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center has been named the 2020 winner of the Outstanding Emerging Center award by the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) - the premiere academic association of entrepreneurship educators around the world. The Conway Center was also one of five finalists in the Excellence in Specialty Entrepreneurship award category.

#DC2021 Applications Now Open

The 2021 Draper Competition for Collegiate Women Entrepreneurs will be held online April 5-9. This year’s theme of “Building Boldly: Equity Through Women’s Entrepreneurship” highlights our mission to create a robust pipeline of womxn founders, especially those at the intersection of race, with the goal of creating a more equitable future economy. Application deadline is Friday, February 26 by 11:59 p.m. (ET).

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Conway Center

146 Elm Street
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: 413-585-3653
Fax: 413-585-3655