Sustainable Development Goal 10: Reduced Inequality | Gordon S. Lang School of Business and Economics

Sustainable Development Goal 10: Reduced Inequality

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Ensuring no entrepreneur is left behind because of perceived barriers

How do people with perceived barriers overcome them and become more successful than the average person? Lang professor and the John F. Wood Chair in Entrepreneurship Felix Arndt is using his research to better understand how people with disabilities or impairments are able to overcome perceived barriers to success.

"People can often use and leverage what is generally understood as a disability, and create opportunity to become a successful entrepreneur."

Ranging from people with a disability to those experiencing extreme socioeconomic conditions, Arndt's research looks at how these entrepreneurs overcame their perceived barriers. Arndt is hopeful that his research will lead to the development of better support systems for entrepreneurs and help motivate others to start their own business.


Learn more about the John F. Wood Centre for Business and Student Enterprise



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