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Alina Veksler
Alina Veksler

Alina Veksler

PhD Student
Luleå University of Technology
Business Administration and Industrial Engineering
Department of Social Sciences, Technology and Arts
alina.veksler@ltu.se
+46 (0)920 493496
A3217b Luleå

Alina Veksler is a PhD Candidate in Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Luleå University of Technology.

Academic Background

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Luleå University of Technology. Luleå, Sweden. 2020-onward.
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Entrepreneurship. Linnaeus University. Växjö, Sweden. 2018-20.
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Business Management. South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (XAMK). Mikkeli, Finland. 2013-16.

Research

Alina is a researcher within NorrlandsNavet - center for the development of business operations in northern Sweden. The center is run by Luleå University of Technology and is funded by The Kamprad Family Foundation for Entrepreneurship, Research & Charity. The center will, throughout eight years, focus on the development of small and medium-sized companies in the region.

Ongoing projects:

  • SME Growth: Entrepreneurship, leadership and strategy (NorrlandsNavet)

Research interests:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Solo Entrepreneurship
  • Female Entrepreneurship
  • Hybrid Entrepreneurship
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable Entrepreneurship

Teaching

Cooperation

  • Representative of the Graduate School Industrial Management. Luleå, Sweden. 2020-onward.
  • Member of the Board and Events Manager. Linnékåren (Student Union at Linnaeus University). Växjö, Sweden. 2019-20.
  • Board Advisor. Swedish Institute (SI) Network For Future Global Leaders (NFGL) at Linnaeus University. Växjö, Sweden. 2019-20.
  • Member of the Board; Partnerships and Events Manager. Swedish Institute (SI) Network For Future Global Leaders (NFGL) at Linnaeus University. Växjö, Sweden. 2018-29.
  • Student Representative and Ambassador. Linnaeus University. Växjö, Sweden. 2019-20.
  • Motivational Speaker at the Kick-off Event For New Scholarship Holders. Swedish Institute (SI). Stockholm, Sweden. 2019.
  • Member of the Board; Partnerships and Events Manager. United Nations Association (UNA) Växjö. Växjö, Sweden. 2019.
  • Events Manager. Mikkeli Entrepreneurship Society (MES). Mikkeli, Finland. 2017-18.

Prizes and Awards

  • Global Swede. Awarded by the Swedish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Swedish Institute (SI) for excellent social, innovative and entrepreneurial performances. Stockholm, May 2020.
  • Visby Program Scholarship for Master’s Level Studies. Swedish Institute (SI). 2018-20.
  • Scholarship Upon Graduation. South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (XAMK). 2016.

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