The Intersection of Government and the Technology Community

Part of the Women in Entrepreneurship Series Sponsored by Foley Hoag LLP and mosaicHUB

Location

Foley Hoag LLP

Seaport West
155 Seaport Boulevard
Boston, MA 02210-2600

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Date/Time

May 13, 2015 5:30PM–8:00PM

Description

State Senator Karen Spilka joins us for the next Women in Entrepreneurship Series event on May 13

State Senator Karen Spilka will discuss her personal story and path to leadership and her work in the Massachusetts legislature to improve the partnership between government and the tech and startup community. She will also address ways that the state and the business community can work together to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation in Massachusetts.

About Our Speaker

Senator Karen E. Spilka is the State Senator for the 2nd Middlesex and Norfolk district, which includes the towns of Ashland, Framingham, Franklin, Holliston, Hopkinton, Medway and Natick in the MetroWest region of Massachusetts. She serves as Chair of the Senate Committee on Ways and Means, the committee that oversees the budget and finances of the Commonwealth. Senator Spilka is also Senate Chair of the MetroWest Legislative Caucus, the Biotech Caucus and the Tech Hub Caucus. Her legislative accomplishments include efforts in a broad range of areas such as economic development, jobs creation, education, women’s health and equality, juvenile justice and services for the elderly and disabled communities.