entrepreneurship http://wamc.org en Collaboration Aims to Help Berkshire Entrepreneurs http://wamc.org/post/collaboration-aims-help-berkshire-entrepreneurs <p></p><p>On Monday, a new initiative to bring together the public and private sectors was announced to help foster small business development in the Berkshires.</p><p></p><p>The Berkshire Enterprises program, part of Berkshire Community College’s Office for Workforce Development, was presented with new collaborative space at the 1 Berkshire Strategic Alliance in Downtown Pittsfield.</p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 21:53:05 +0000 Lucas Willard 60662 at http://wamc.org Collaboration Aims to Help Berkshire Entrepreneurs Soraya Darabi - Entrepreneurship and Digital Media http://wamc.org/post/soraya-darabi-entrepreneurship-and-digital-media <p>What do the CEO of a multi-national company and a 19-year-old in a dorm room have in common?</p><p>Chances are that they both spend time thinking about the intersections of technology, business, and social media, and whether or not they could be a part of the ‘next big thing’.</p><p>Soraya Darabi began her media career in her early-20’s as Manager of Digital Partnerships and Social Media at The New York Times, where she positioned the paper on the then fledgling, now ubiquitous, social networks like Facebook and YouTube.</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 16:20:00 +0000 49195 at http://wamc.org