In this episode, Lisa Kiplinger Kennedy, the regional director for business and entrepreneurship for the Inland Empire Desert Region in Southern California, talks about how community colleges can keep up with the constantly changing technology and labor market, and how partnerships with industries can provide real-time information about their needs instead of using outdated labor market information. Hear Lisa's experience in teaching business management classes and starting a medical device company with her father, which gave her a taste of entrepreneurship, the importance of cultivating an entrepreneurial mindset, and the need for community colleges to come together collaboratively to create value for their students. Lisa also talks about her project during the pandemic, where she brought together community college presidents for a specific purpose to mobilize them around the concept of entrepreneurial thinking. The episode highlights the importance of partnerships and problem-solving in the world of entrepreneurship and education.
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