Mary Raber, Facilitator
Mary (BSME, MBA) is a Professor of Practice at Michigan Tech University and serves as Assistant Dean for Academic Programs for the Pavlis Honors College, and also as co-director of the Innovation Center for Entrepreneurship and director of IDEAhub, an educational innovation incubator. Mary also serves as PI and director of the NSF I-Corps Site. During her 20 years at MTU, Mary has helped to develop and lead the highly distinctive undergraduate Enterprise Program and the Global Leadership program. She loves to work with students and teaches courses in leadership, human-centered design and lean start-up. She helped to co-found MicroDevice Engineering, LLC, a new start-up focused on bringing rapid diagnostic devices to market.