News ItemYoung Leaders Learn from SS&TP Entrepreneurs

Sep 1, 2017 –


A group of young entrepreneurs from the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders recently visited the SS&TP as part of a 6-week intensive program, hosted by the University of New Mexico, focused on the entrepreneurial innovation and startup movement in NM. The Fellows heard from Park leaders such as Malini Hoover from Advanced Optical Technologies, Tony Tenorio from ATA, Mike Strizich from MicroNet Solutions, and Bob Sachs from TEAM Technologies, who shared their business experiences, successes, and challenges. The Mandela Washington Fellowship is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.