Midtown Wednesdays: Getting Results: Positive Deviance, Networking Hubs and Action Projects

Submitted by Betsey Merkel on Sun, 01/29/2006 - 10:58.
02/08/2006 - 17:00
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June Holley is President and founder of the Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet), a regional entrepreneurship organization in southeastern Ohio. She has pioneered the implementation of many innovative entrepreneurship strategies including business networks, Kitchen Incubators, youth entrepreneurship, regional entrepreneurship networks, policy networks and cluster-focused initiatives.

She has advanced degrees in education and sociology from Temple University and Ohio University. In 1991, she was selected by Governor Voinovich to be inducted into the Ohio Women’s Hall of Fame. An avid researcher on entrepreneurship and innovation, she has authored over 40 papers, articles and books on various aspects of economic networking. In 2002, she was a Rockefeller Fellow at the University of Kentucky, where she developed Tracking That Makes A Difference™, a toolkit to enable organizations to increase their scale and impact. With Valdis Krebs, she has developed a Network Mapping Toolkit that communities and regions use to enhance their networks.

Ms. Holley is a sought-after speaker and panelist and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Ohio Magazine, Entrepreneur, In Business and many other publications.

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