Education Leaders Push for STEM and Increasing Michigan’s Global Economic Competitiveness

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The most successful states and nations will be those that educate their children today for meaningful work tomorrow. That was the message delivered by Joe Harlan, executive vice president of chemicals, energy and performance materials at The Dow Chemical Company, in the session, “Mission Critical: STEM Education and Michigan’s Economic Future,” sponsored by Pure Michigan.

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Successful National Entrepreneurs Challenge Michigan’s Entrepreneurial Climate

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Michigan is emerging as an entrepreneurial hub, but faces numerous challenges in creating the culture necessary to attract the next generation of entrepreneurs. This was the key message delivered today in the session, “Today’s Entrepreneur: Opportunities, Challenges, and Lessons from Failure,” sponsored by Bank of America.

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MICHauto Hosts Roundtable to Discuss Auto Industry Survey Results with Stakeholders

It is vital for automotive leaders to highlight the industry’s exciting high-tech career opportunities in order to improve the “positive” reputation that youth and influencers have of working in the industry. That message was resoundingly clear following MICHauto’s Automotive Leadership Roundtable at the 2014 Mackinac Policy Conference, sponsored by KPMG and Warner Norcross & Judd.

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