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Elizabeth LukehartAssociate Director of the Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation


Elizabeth Lukehart is the Associate Director of the Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Northwestern University and a lecturer in the McCormick School of Engineering. She has a law degree from Northwestern, where she focused on entrepreneurship and business law, as well as environmental law and policy. Elizabeth also has a master’s in journalism from the Medill School of Journalism, where she concentrated on science and technology reporting, particularly on the topics of energy and climate change.

Elizabeth has practiced law in a boutique firm providing legal services for tech startup companies and has held a variety of positions in marketing and communications. She has worked extensively with clean tech and sustainability-focused startups, and also has experience in the nonprofit and social enterprise sector. In her tenure at Northwestern, she has advised student and alumni startups of all kinds. Elizabeth is passionate about guiding students through the customer development process and teaching students the value of storytelling and communications for startups.

Classes Taught

Entrepreneurship Demystified

NUvention: Impact

Independent Study

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