Gator Career Chat: Igniting the Entrepreneurial Spirit

November 16 @ 4:05 pm - 4:55 pm

DATE: November 16

TIME: 4:05 pm - 4:55 pm




Discover the path from campus to startup in our workshop featuring UF alumni who’ve launched their own successful businesses. Gain practical insights, hear their stories of struggle and triumph, and learn strategies to turn your passion into a profitable venture. Join us and ignite your entrepreneurial spirit!

Featured speakers for this workshop include:

  • Kim Kaupe, Founder of Bright Ideas Only (Warrington College of Business graduate)

Kim Kaupe is a founder, keynote speaker, and one-of-a-kind teacher. From worldwide stages to her online courses, Kim’s mission of investing in yourself, supercharging your career and building your network has garnered the praise of corporate clients such as American Express, YPO, TEDx and LinkedIn. Her weekly live series, Coffee With Kim brings in experts, founders & leaders to share tips, tricks and strategies that help them excel. Additionally, Kim is a partner in a fan engagement agency, Bright Ideas Only, working with A-list properties such as Paul McCartney, Oprah, the NY Mets and Shawn Mendes to create marketing programs, new revenue streams and branding. You might recognize her from ABC’s hit primetime show, Shark Tank (securing offers from 4 out of 5 sharks!), from her role as a judge in the 2019 Miss USA pageant live on FOX, or from her various social media channels where she pushes out content daily. Previously she was named to Inc.’s 35 Under 35, Advertising Age’s 40 Under 40 and Forbes 30 Under 30.

  • Jack Al-Kahwati, Founder and CEO of Lattis (Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering graduate)


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This event is co-hosted by the Career Connections Center and the Warrington College of Business Entrepreneurship and Innovation Center.

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