2019 Fall Free Enterprise Speaker Series announced


    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – African entrepreneurship, Mozart and lousy beer are all part of this fall’s University of Louisville College of Business Center for Free Enterprise 2019 Fall Speaker Series.

    All events begin at 4:30 p.m. and are free and open to the public. The schedule and locations are as follows:

    Sept. 18 – Magatte Wade: The Moral Impact of Entrepreneurship. Magatte Wade is an entrepreneur from Senegal who will describe overcoming regulatory obstacles on her way to launching her lip balm business in the West African country. She will show step-by-step how entrepreneurs change lives by generating jobs and creating value for customers. Her talk will be in the PNC Horn Auditorium in the College of Business.

    Oct. 2 – Rob Kapilow: All You Have to Do Is Listen. Composer and entrepreneur Rob Kapilow will take attendees deep into the mind and music of Mozart to discover the unique role of “listening for possibility” in entrepreneurship, leadership, innovation and collaboration. His program will be in the School of Music’s Comstock Concert Hall.

    Nov. 4 – Robert Lawson and Benjamin Powell: Two Economists Drink Their Way Through the Unfree World. Lawson and  Powell are co-authors of “Socialism Sucks: Two Economists Drink Their Way Through the Unfree World.” They will recount their travels through socialist countries and why bad beer is only the beginning of the problems they encountered. They will speak in the PNC Horn Auditorium in the College of Business.

    For further information, contact Donna Clark at donna.clark@louisville.edu or (502) 852-5612.


    Editors: Photo of Rob Kapilow attached.

    Janet Cappiello covers student success for the Office of Communications and Marketing. She has more than 30 years’ experience in journalism, including working for The Associated Press and magazines such as Vegetarian Times and Sustainability: The Journal of Record. She has been at UofL since 2014.