Entrepreneurship sites of note include: Babson College; Small Business Administration; National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE); The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation ; and for other books, tapes, articles, coaching – Brainy Business (www.brainybusiness.com).
Our friend, New York Times contributor, Marci Alboher, published One Person/Multiple Careers (which features Mary Mazzio). Click here to order this book on Amazon.com.
Additionally, accompanying the educational version of the film is our Lemonade Stories Teaching Guide which includes activities and exercises for business schools, corporate seminars, college courses, high schools, middle schools, and parenting groups, as well as a comprehensive legal primer on starting a business. The teaching guide is available for all purchasers of the educational version of the film. Please email us if you have purchased the educational version and would like the electronic version of the guide. Below is the list of the guide’s authors:
Ernie Parizeau. An adjunct Professor in Entrepreneurship at Babson College, Ernie teaches courses on starting new businesses. A partner with Norwest Venture Partners, a longstanding venture capital firm headquartered in Palo Alto, CA, Ernie has actively invested in over 40 early stage companies in the software, semiconductor, communications, health care, education and retail industries. Ernie, a Trustee of the Noble & Greenough School, is on the Board of Advisors for North Bridge Venture Partners and Weston Presido Capital. A graduate of Dartmouth College (AB in Engineering Sciences and MBA), Ernie is an avid indoor rower.
Paul Hartnett. A partner with the law firm of Brown, Rudnick, Berlack and Israels in Boston, Massachusetts, Paul has a broad corporate practice with a concentration in mergers and leveraged buy-outs. Paul, a graduate of Harvard College and Boston College Law School, serves on the Board of Directors for Newton Pop Warner Football (as well as a coach) and the Board of Directors for Newton Little League – East.
Adrian Alleyne. Marketing Manager for the Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship since 2002, Adrian oversees the promotion of Babson’s entrepreneurship brand though print, public relations, and the web. Prior to Babson, Adrian served as product marketing manager for management software companies Yantra and CommercialWare. Adrian has an MBA from Babson College. Adrian also spent six years as a high school English teacher and coach. Like Ernie, Adrian is becoming an avid indoor rower.
Andrea Thies. A math teacher at the Arlington Middle School, Andrea was a member of the 1992 and 1996 US Olympic Rowing Teams. Andrea worked for many years in hazardous waste management before becoming a teacher. She is a graduate of Cornell and the Harvard School of Education, where she focused on early childhood mental health issues. Unlike Ernie and Adrian, Andrea tries to avoid indoor rowing.
Lori Koppelman. Lori Koppelman is the Director of Teacher Support and Professional Development for NFTE New England. Prior to joining NFTE, Lori taught Marketing Education at Middleboro High School (MA) and Mercer County Technical School (Pennington, NJ). Lori is a graduate of SUNY’s Fashion Institute of Technology and holds a BS degree in Marketing Communications.
Meredith Beaton-Starr. An occupational therapist, Meredith received both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Tufts University and the Boston School of Occupational Therapy. She is currently a researcher in complementary medicine at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard medial School. Meredith lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Billy, and her two daughters.