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Wynarczyk, Pooran

Pooran Wynarczyk is the  professor of Small Enterprise Research,  Director of Small Enterprise Research Unit (SERU) at Newcastle University Business School, UK and the Chair of the Diversity Consultative Group at Newcastle University. She is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce (FRSA); Founder of the  ESRC sponsored North East of England Role Model Platform for Innovative Women; a  Board Director of the Institute for Small Business  and Entrepreneurship (ISBE); and  a judge of the Formula  One (F1) in Schools Challenge. She has published widely in the areas of SMEs, entrepreneurship, innovation, and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) pipeline (policy, education and employment) with a focus on gender and young people.  Her recent research, sponsored by the ESRC  Science  in Society Programme, has focused on the impact of gender innovation on regional technology, economy and society.  Her latest publications include a co-edited book, entitled, “Innovating Women: Contributions to technological advancements”, published  as part of the  Emerald/ISBE book series.

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