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Janice Byrne

Assistant Professor, Entrepreneurship

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Janice Byrne is an Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship at the Ivey Business School. Her research addresses gender in the context of entrepreneurship and family business, as well as entrepreneurship education, and social entrepreneurship. She specializes in qualitative methodologies, privileging case studies and narrative approaches.

She has a passion for teaching and learning, and likes to feel that she can make a difference in this world. In her previous institution, she was director of an empowering entrepreneurship program for women who had experienced violence or extreme personal hardship.  

While she has lived for the last 13 years in France with her husband - an entrepreneur - and their two young boys, she is Irish to the core. She frequently returns to visit family in Dublin



  • New Venture Creation
  • New Venture Project
  • Ivey Design Project

Programs Taught

  • HBA
  • MBA


  • PhD in Management from EMLYON Business School, France