Attorney, entrepreneur, civic leader and mother Nena Fox will be the guest speaker at the Kate L. Dunwoody Women’s Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 24, at Dunwoody College of Technology, 818 Dunwoody Blvd., Minneapolis. Her presentation will focus on women as entrepreneurs. The luncheon recognizes the vision and generosity of Kate L. Dunwoody with the mission of raising funds for women’s scholarships.
As a Senior Associate at the law firm of Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., Nena practices in the areas of real estate development and government contracting. She helps developers and local governments secure financing and partner to accomplish complex land use, development, employment and infrastructure goals.
As Founder & CEO of the Global Robotics Innovation Park (GRIP), Nena is spearheading the effort to build a research park and business incubator for the robotics industry in Minnesota.
Nena is currently serving her second term as Chair of the Citizens League Board of Directors. She was an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Minnesota Law School for three years where she taught a course on Local Economic Development. She is also a graduate of the Minneapolis FBI Citizens Academy. In 2013 Nena received the (REAL) Power 50 Award by Minnesota Business Magazine, the Progress Minnesota Award by Finance & Commerce, and was named one of the 40 Under 40 by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.
Nena has a three year-old daughter named Mary Lou. She describes herself as a “maker” and “a geek at heart.”
Lunch & Program: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Cost: $35 (free to female students, RSVP required)
Table Sponsors: $280 (Includes 7 guests and hosts 1 student attendee)
Location: Dunwoody College of Technology
RSVP: October 21, 2013
Payments made to: Dunwoody College of Technology
Questions: 612-381-3064, or email Alumni@Dunwoody.edu