Champions Empowering Champions and Foster Care

Champions Empowering Champions, an FAU Tech Runway venture class 7 company, helps FAU students who have experienced foster care or homelessness, through a support network.

Champions Empowering Champions is led by Kimberly Dunn, Ph.D., executive director of FAU's School of Accounting.

Within Champions Empowering Champions, there are four types of champions:
  • Student Champions: those who have experienced foster care or homelessness firsthand
  • Volunteer Champions: those who donate their time to assist the students through mentoring
  • Business Champions: those who provide internships and job opportunities for graduating students
  • Donor Champions: those who monetarily support the program

Alertgy Keeps Doing It

The conference/award show hosts a myriad of companies across all sectors of the internet of things and consumer electronics, from robotics to biomedical equipment.
TEDxBoca Raton

TEDx returns to Boca Raton, featuring 12 speakers based on this year's theme, "Rethinking Relationships."

Speakers include:
  • Dave Bradley, Ph.D. - IBM PC and inventor of Ctrl-Alt-Delete
  • Fred Guttenberg - Activist
  • Ken Savin - International Space Station
  • Duncan Wardle - Former Head of Innovation and Creativity, Disney

Use code TECHRUNWAY2019 and save 20 percent on your ticket purchase.

CLICK HERE to watch a short video on how to order tickets. Tickets may also be purchased via phone. For questions, call 561-297-6124 or send an email to .
Tech Runway's Annual Maverick Reception

Join us at this year’s Maverick Reception, where FAU Tech Runway is celebrating five years. The evening will highlight and celebrate the success of Tech Runway’s entrepreneurs, and those who played a vital role in assisting these ventures.

With your support, Tech Runway will continue to educate and provide much needed resources to ensure entrepreneurs continue to succeed.

The event is slated for 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7 at FAU Tech Runway.
6 – 8:30 p.m., Oct. 9
General Provision Downtown, Fort Lauderdale

5:30 – 8:30 p.m., Oct. 10
The Signature Grand, Davie

4 – 8 p.m., Oct. 10
Wyndham Resort, Boca Raton

6 – 9 p.m., Oct. 24
Cendyn Spaces, Boca Raton

8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Nov. 2
FAU's Office Depot Center, Boca Raton

5 – 8 p.m., Nov. 5
Citrix HQ, Fort Lauderdale
6 – 8:30 p.m., Nov. 7
FAU Tech Runway

2 – 7 p.m., Nov. 13
Pérez Art Museum, Miami

Dec. 3 – 4
JW Marriot Marquis, Miami

Starting at 8 a.m., Dec. 5
The Greater Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center, Fort Lauderdale

March 30 – 31, 2020
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami
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