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Cedar Knolls, NJ, United States, 2009/03/20 - Ranjini Poddar, president of Artech Information Systems, LLC., will deliver the 2009 Female Entrepreneur Lecture at Fairleigh Dickinson University's Rothman Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies on Friday, March 27.
In her lecture, entitled "Entrepreneurial Growth in a Challenging Economy," Ms. Poddar will reflect on her 20+ years of experience as a businesswoman and how her achievements and struggles have honed her entrepreneurial acumen. She will discuss the effort behind Artechís dramatic growth, undeterred by three recessions, establishing it as one of the top diversity companies in the US.
The 2009 Female Entrepreneur Lecture is sponsored by the Institute's Female Entrepreneur's Alliance. It will be held on Friday evening, March 27, 2009 from 6:00-8:15 pm in conjunction with the awards ceremony for the 2009 Business Idea Competition for high school students. The event is free and open to the public; however, registration is required by March 24. For more information, please call (973) 443-8842. The lecture will be held at:
Lenfell Hall (Hennessy Hall), the Mansion, on FDU's College of Florham Campus
6:00 pm Ė Reception
6:30 pm Ė Awards Ceremony
7:15 pm Ė Lecture by Ranjini Poddar.
About Artech Information Systems, LLC
Artech (artechinfo.com) is a Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) that provides IT consulting and workforce solutions. Headquartered in Cedar Knolls, NJ, Artech generated nearly $200 million in 2008, employs over 2,500 professionals across the US, India and China, and is a Tier-1/Preferred Supplier to more than 35 Fortune 500 companies.
About FDUís Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies
The mission of FDU's Rothman Institute of Entrepreneurial Studies (fdu.edu) is to teach and support entrepreneurship in the academic and business communities. Since 1989, as part of the Silberman College of Business, the Institute has been supporting entrepreneurship and innovation by offering academic and outreach programs on the local, regional and increasingly, global levels.
An outstanding entrepreneurship curriculum taught by an excellent faculty has helped make the Instituteís academic program one of the finest in the nation.