BiographyKatherina Kuschel, Ph.D. in Social Psychology, studies women’s innovation and entrepreneurship at CENTRUM Graduate Business School (Peru).
She studied women’s innovation and entrepreneurship from an ecosystem perspective at Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana (Chile, 2018-2019). She participated in a comprehensive international study on the role of women entrepreneurs in the development of regional innovation ecosystems at Lazaridis School of Business and Economics (Canada, 2017). She was a Visiting Researcher at University of Siegen (Germany, 2016) where she led an international collaborative research project on entrepreneurial failure. Kuschel was Assistant Professor of Management at the School of Economics and Business - Universidad del Desarrollo (Chile, 2012-2015).
Her main area of research is the identity of female founders in technology ventures. Besides leading a research group on work-life issues among entrepreneurs, she was a guest editor of a special issue on Women Entrepreneurship in STEM for the International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, and a Routledge edited book entitled The Wellbeing of Women in Entrepreneurship.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Her main area of research is the identity of female founders in technology ventures:
- How do they get motivated to start up a business in the technology industry?
- How do they build their teams?
- How do they raise money for the startup?