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Access SUCCESS: Kerris Lee, UI/Parkland Students

Mon, Jan 27, 2014 starting at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
 

Local entrepreneur, Parkland/UIUC students to talk about giving back through app creation 

Local IT business consulting entrepreneur Kerris Lee has joined forces with Parkland and University of Illinois students to create a new mobile phone app that gives area families greater access to KickStart Kindergarten, United Way of Champaign County’s kindergarten readiness program. Learn how he and Illinois students Sidd Bhaduri, Zack Widder, Richard Tang, and Joy Zhou worked together to give back to the community through education. 
 
Lecture:
Monday, January 27 • 1–1:50 p.m. • room C118 
 
Featured speakers:
Kerris Lee: managing partner, Lost Points LLC
Siddharth Bhaduri: senior, Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Parkland student
Zack Widder: junior, Computer Engineering, UIUC
Yi Zhou: professional user experience designer; graduate, UIUC
Richard Tang, junior, Computer Engineering, UIUC 
 
 
 
 
 
 The "Access SUCCESS" entrepreneurial lecture series allows Parkland students to 'step into the minds' of business and technology leaders making a difference today in District 505 and Illinois through cutting-edge endeavors.
 
 

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