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Newsmaker: Helena Knorr

| Thursday, April 4, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Christopher Rolinson
Helena Knorr is associate professor of Organizational Leadership at Point Park University. She was recently named director of the Global Entrepreneurship Program for Women in Latin America for the University of Salamanca in Spain.

Noteworthy: Appointed director of the Global Entrepreneurship Program for Women in Latin America for the University of Salamanca in Spain

Age: 42

Residence: Regent Square

Occupation: Associate professor at Point Park University's School of Business

Background: She has worked for several years in Spain and the United States and serves as a reviewer and consulting editor for several peer-reviewed journals and professional organizations.

Education: Bachelor's degree, geography and history, Universidad del Pais Vasco; master's in adult education and human resources, University of Minnesota; doctorate in human resources, University of Minnesota

Quote: “I was born in Mozambique. My dad was from India; my mom was Basque. I feel like I have a responsibility of giving back.”

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