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The U.S. Embassy in Bern has selected Sylke Hoehnel of SUN bioscience to attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India from November 28-30, 2017.

This year’s Summit will highlight the theme Women First, Prosperity for All, and will focus on supporting women entrepreneurs and fostering economic growth globally. Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump will headline the United States delegation to the Summit.

GES is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors and supporters from around the world. GES 2017 will create an environment that empowers innovators, particularly women, to take their ideas to the next level. Through two and a half days of networking, mentoring, and workshops, GES empowers entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas, build partnerships, secure funding, innovate, and find their target customers — creating new goods and services that will transform societies.

“I’m absolutely looking forward to meeting like-minded entrepreneurs, to be able to share our stories and the problems we are facing,”  Hoehnel commented.  “What I’m trying to do is be an inspiration for others to follow their dream and start their own company.”

Hear Sylke talk about her experiences and goals prior to the GES Summit here.

Sylke will also be writing up the key learnings of each Summit day here on the website and on Facebook, so stay tuned!