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WE SPARK

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
CREATIVITY
INNOVATION

The Baker Institute is Lehigh University's hub for entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation for all.

 

With over a decade of experience, we're powering entrepreneurship, creativity, and innovation opportunities for students from all backgrounds, identities, and disciplines who want to make a difference in the world through hands-on entrepreneurial action. 

We often invite students to walk in with an idea, and leave with inspiration! 

But, we're fueling more than venture founders. We're also inviting students, faculty and staff  who may not think of themselves as entrepreneurs to walk in with a traditional career path in mind, and walk out with an entrepreneurial mindset that will create value and solve problems in any professional setting.

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News of Note

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RISE: Rightful Inclusive Student Entrepreneurship

 

This initiative is the Baker Institute's commitment to the intentional creation of equitable and inclusive opportunities for students from under-represented groups on campus. We're invested in research and data-collection to drive our efforts.

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Giana Jarrah '22, With Meraki Co.
Winner of Startup Lehigh Valley

Giana took home both the $20,000 grand prize AND the $5,000 Ben Franklin Technology Partners Technology award for her venture With Meraki Co.

We are so proud and send our biggest congratulations! Learn more about the event and see what Giana had to say about Lehigh here.

 

Sam Bencheghib '19, Sungai Watch
2022 Young Alumni Award

Sam was awarded a Distinguished Alumni Award from Lehigh University for his inspiring work raising awareness and implementing real world solutions for ocean plastic pollution. He co-founded both Make a Change World and Sungai Watch in his pursuit to take on large scale pollution challenges. Oh and by the way did we mention he ran across the country!

"Six months ago I was just a bio-medical engineer. I was a scientist. And Lehigh's Baker Institute in six months has transformed me into an entrepreneur," - Giana Jarrah '22

WHAT DO ENTREPRENEURSHIP
CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION
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HEAR FROM STUDENTS WHO'VE WALKED IN WITH AN IDEA AND LEFT WITH INSPIRATION...YOU COULD BE NEXT!

Baker Institute Student Entrepreneur Eliza Wastcoat
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