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Carrie White

Executive Director

Dr. Carrie White is the Executive Director of the WVU Launchlab Network. She is also a Teaching Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship in the Chambers College of Business and Economics. Carrie is responsible for the WVU IDEA Hub which consists of multidisciplinary collaboration in Innovation across the campus.  This includes coordination of the IDEA Faculty Fellows, under the office of Academic Affairs. 

Carrie helps provide resources and networking support for students engaged in idea generation and development through the commercialization process.  She also develops and coordinates the programming and events hosted by the Launchlab.


Dr. White received her BS and MBA degrees in business administration from Franciscan University, J.D from Duquesne University Law School, and Ed.D. from West Virginia University.  She has worked in entrepreneurship education since 2004 as a professor of business law and entrepreneurship. She has developed and taught entrepreneurship curriculum both for the classroom and online. Prior to working in higher education, she started, owned and operated businesses specialization in sport and fitness in the Pittsburgh, PA region.

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