Anastasia Osminina ’08 (Vologda, Russia/Blue Springs, MO) will join over 3000 entrepreneurs, together with heads of state including U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, high level government officials, global entrepreneurs, small medium enterprises (SMEs), corporate leaders, and young entrepreneurs at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2014 #GES2014 November 19-21, 2014 – Marrakech, Morocco. The alumna received a U.S. Department of State scholarship to attend the event as a member of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit Youth Delegation. Anastasia, who is currently employed in the HR field in Moscow, Russia, was the previous FLEX Alumni Coordinator for Moscow in 2010-2011.
At the conference, the entrepreneurs and innovators from around the world will promote their projects and share new ideas on topics including water management and alternative energy. Anastasia will represent Russia at the conference and will present a series of environmental projects that solve waste management tasks in a sustainable and affordable form.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, in a statement about the conference said, “The United States has learned through its own experience that entrepreneurship is an essential driver of prosperity and freedom.” His entire message about the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (#GES2014) in Marrakech, November 19-21 can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vitLL4L-Kog&feature=youtu.be