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Contact Information: Tanya Klein Public Relations 973-596-3433

Panel Talk at NJIT To Focus on Area Female Entrepreneurs

Interested in starting your own business? Then don’t miss an upcoming round-table discussion at NJIT on March 23, 2009 from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Campus Center Atrium. Participants will have the opportunity to sit face-to-face with women who have started their own businesses.  Panelists include area female business owners and entrepreneurs. Stop in to hear how they got to where they are today. Questions are welcome and the public is invited to the free event. For further information, contact Judith Sheft at sheft@njit.edu or Meagan Hopper at meh3@njit.edu.

The moderator is Kathleen Coviello, director of the technology and life sciences division of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority. She and her team work closely with early-stage technology and life science companies and investors in New Jersey and deliver Edison Innovation Fund products to this community.

Panelists include small business owners Janet George Murnick of UV Solutions, Inc.; Marge Perry of MZM Construction, Faith Baum of Illumination Arts LLC, Sandra Brown of Environmental Occupational Safety Services, Tamara-Magnum Thomas of the Sharpened Image and Nadine Vogel of Springboard Consulting.

NJIT, New Jersey's science and technology university, enrolls approximately 10,000 students pursuing bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 120 programs. The university consists of six colleges: Newark College of Engineering, College of Architecture and Design, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management, College of Computing Sciences and Albert Dorman Honors College. U.S. News & World Report's 2012 Annual Guide to America's Best Colleges ranked NJIT in the top tier of national research universities. NJIT is internationally recognized for being at the edge in knowledge in architecture, applied mathematics, wireless communications and networking, solar physics, advanced engineered particulate materials, nanotechnology, neural engineering and e-learning. Many courses and certificate programs, as well as graduate degrees, are available online through the Division of Continuing Professional Education.