City and Regional Planning's Professor Yas Motoyama and Associate Professor Harley Etienne were awarded first place in Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning's Kauffman Foundation: 2022 Best Paper Award in Planning & Entrepreneurship.
Motoyama and Etienne co-authored “Building an Inclusive Ecosystem for Minority and Women Entrepreneurs”, with HBCU Clean Energy Initiative's Chief of Strategy and Partnerships Henry Golatt.
The purpose of this award program is to encourage innovative, insightful and timely research in city, community, urban or regional planning that is relevant to questions related to entrepreneurs and their firms as well as relevant to practitioners and policymakers who want to promote entrepreneurship. Research that has direct practical implications and that addresses pressing economic and/or social problems is especially appropriate for these awards.
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