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Social entrepreneurs take spotlight at TEDWomen

Many of the startups emerging from the University of California have one thing in common: They aim to make the world a better place.

That was on full display Oct. 26 when a handful of female entrepreneurs showed off their innovations to a gathering of TEDWomen Experience participants.

The startups ranged from a gaming company that uses virtual reality to help people overcome trauma to an exoskeleton that lets people with disabilities transcend their wheelchairs.

“These women are part of a great and inspiring community of innovators and entrepreneurs from UC ,” said Christine Gulbranson, UC’s senior vice president for research innovation and entrepreneurship, who hosted the event. “Their research and resultant products demonstrate the incredible positive impact UC entrepreneurs are making in the world.”

Read full article about the innovation on display at TEDWomen.

Photo on home page of Link: Robin Hunicke, co-founder of Funomena. Credit: Lauren Iverson


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  1. Elizabeth Ellis November 18, 2016 Reply

    Please, please — can we add an email icon to the LINK as well as the Tweet and Facebook links

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