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Event Title:  How Do I Become An Eco-Entrepreneur?
Featuring the entrepreneur behind Founding Farmers
Date:   Nov 3, 2009
Time:   6:30PM - 7:30PM ET
Location:   Alumni House
1918 F Street NW
Washington, D.C.
Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro (Orange and Blue lines)
Description:   It is possible to have a successful and profitable business while demonstrating your commitment to environmentally friendly operations each and every day. Learn how from alumnus, Dan Simons, GWSB ’92, leading entrepreneur behind the restaurant Founding Farmers.

Simons is a principle of Vucurevich Simons Advisory Group, a food service consulting firm serving restaurants and fresh-food markets, hotel and hospitality firms, and is the management and operations company for the local restaurant, Founding Farmers.

Founding Farmers is LEED® Gold certified by the U.S. Green Building Council and is the first such restaurant of any type in D.C. and the first full-service, upscale-casual LEED® Gold restaurant in the entire U.S. Whether you are looking for a new career, changing jobs, recently graduated or looking for an entrepreneurial opportunity, some angle on “green” may be for you. Sign up to attend and see how human systems integrate can with natural systems.

The How Do I Become A... series brings distinguished alumni to GW to speak on careers to the University community. Participants are exposed to notable alumni, creating unique opportunities for to hear from and interact with graduates. This program is sponsored by the GW Alumni Association, Career Center, Class Council, and the Green Alumni Network.

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