WATERVILLE — Anna Ackerman, entrepreneurship programming manager at the Roux Institute, plans to speak during the Mid-Maine Chamber Leadership Luncheon scheduled from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, June 30, at Amici’s Cucina, 137 Main St.

The luncheon is co-hosted by the chamber and KV Connect.

Anna Ackerman Submitted photo

Ackerman brings a diverse background to the Roux Institute team, having worked in economic development, human rights, political campaigns, and education, according to a news release from the chamber.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in gender and women’s studies from Bowdoin College and a Master of Arts in law and diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.

As a native Mainer, she is committed to driving innovation and economic growth through new and exciting entrepreneurship programs.

In this interactive presentation, Ackerman will share her ideas on how to make space for creativity and big ideas in the workplace, interjecting some of her own personal experiences working with entrepreneurs.

Major sponsors of the leadership luncheons are Kennebec Savings Bank and Central Maine Growth Council.

To register, visit midmainechamber.com or call 207-873-3315. Registration for chamber members costs $25. For nonmembers and at the door, the cost is $30. Registration includes lunch.


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