Spelman’s Brianna Fugate Named National Innovation Fellow

The National Center for Engineering Pathways to Innovation (Epicenter), recently named computer science major Brianna Fugate, C’2018, a University Innovation Fellow.  A national community of student leaders, Fellows work to ensure that their peers gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to compete in the economy of the future. 

Fugate will join the Epicenter’s 452 Fellows at 131 schools who are founding clubs, hosting events and workshops, collaborating with faculty on new classes, creating student makerspaces, and providing opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration. 

To accomplish this, the Fellows advocate for lasting institutional change and create opportunities for students at their schools to learn about entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity, design thinking and venture creation. The online training and in-person events expose students to experiential training methods, design thinking, creativity, lean startup, innovation spaces and many other strategies for engaging fellow students in honing their entrepreneurial mindset. 

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