First in Future: President of the NC Economic Development Association Dr. Pat Mitchell

Summary: Dr. Pat Mitchell has spent her career thinking about how to make NC a better state. She has been an economic developer, a county manager, head of rural development for the state, and a university professor. She’s currently the president of the NC Economic Development Association. What does she see as critical to the future of economic development in NC? The younger generation and thinking beyond county lines. This week on First in Future, we’ll learn from Dr. Mitchell about the importance of rural development and blending classroom learning with hands-on practice.

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