Yancey Strickler, cofounder of Kickstarter, Student Roundtable Discussion presented by The Henry Ford

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Date: November 21, 2019
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: The Henry Ford Museum
20900 Oakwood Boulevard
Dearborn, MI 48124
Category: Special Event

Guest Speaker: Yancey is a writer and entrepreneur. He is the cofounder and former CEO of Kickstarter and author of This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World.

Yancey has been recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People. He’s spoken at the Museum of Modern Art, Sundance and Tribeca Film Festivals, Web Summit, and events around the globe. He cofounded the artist resource The Creative Independent and the record label eMusic Selects. Yancey grew up in Clover Hollow, Virginia, and began his career as a music critic in New York City.

Roundtable Overview: Stickler will be meeting with local college students to discuss topics of entrepreneurship, crowdfunding, and cultivating a more generous society through giving. Students will be given the opportunity to have an intimate conversation with Yancey and ask questions about his entrepreneurial journey.

Participants will leave with a copy of Yancey’s book, This Could Be Our Future: A Manifesto for a More Generous World. Additionally, dinner will be provided to all participating students.



Anita Davis




Current Undergraduate Students

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