Nola Miyasaki

Nola Miyasaki is the Norman C. Stevenson Chair and Director of the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship at Oklahoma State University. Formerly Executive Director for Entrepreneurial Programs at Syracuse University, she was responsible for the community and campus wide outreach of the nationally recognized Entrepreneurship and Emerging Enterprises program. In addition to a portfolio of community-engaged initiatives that supported emerging entrepreneurial businesses, women and minority entrepreneurs, as well as students across the campus, she has launched a Women's Business Center, an inner city incubator for micro-enterprises, a community test kitchen and an Entrepreneurial Assistance Program.