Dr. Lisa B. Bosman, Assistant Professor in the Department of Technology Leadership and Innovation at Purdue University, is an educator, researcher, innovator, and author. Her education research interests include the entrepreneurial mindset, interdisciplinary education, and faculty professional development. Dr. Bosman's desire to increase STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education accessibility and attainment has resulted in her founding of the Purdue University iAGREE Labs (www.iagree.org). She has authored over 50 publications in international and national journals and conferences, and in 2018 co-authored the text, “Teaching the Entrepreneurial Mindset to Engineers”. As a principal investigator, Dr. Bosman has obtained over $1M in education research funding from agencies including the National Science Foundation, Environmental Protection Agency, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and Agency for International Development. Dr. Bosman has been an invited speaker and workshop facilitator for numerous education-related engagements. She serves as a division officer for the American Society for Engineering Education and engineering councilor for the Council for Undergraduate Research.
Dr. Stephanie A. Fernhaber, Professor of Entrepreneurship at Butler University, teaches a variety of courses within the Entrepreneurship & Innovation program at the undergraduate and graduate levels including The Entrepreneurial Mindset, First-Year Business Experience, and Social Entrepreneurship. In addition to teaching, Stephanie conducts research in the areas of international entrepreneurship, grassroots innovation, and entrepreneurship pedagogy. Her research has been published in various academic journals including the Journal of International Business Studies, Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Business Venturing, Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice, and Entrepreneurship, Education & Pedagogy. She has also published three books. At the community level, Stephanie has a passion for spurring innovation with an emphasis on social entrepreneurship.