From Instruction to Innovation...from college professor to entrepreneur.
I haven't always been an entrepreneur. Far from it! For decades, I worked as a professor at the University of Maryland and Johns
When I retired, I thought that was it—that I would leave my work behind and sit tight. But I couldn’t have been more wrong. I invented the Tip ‘n
Split®—a handheld device that solved a great challenge facing people with declining vision. Tip ‘n Split® magnifies the text on menus and bills,
includes a light source, and completes calculations in one device!
Today, I'm in my second act… as an
inventor, a “grandmapreneur,” an author, and a
caregiver to two young grandchildren…living
proof that second-act entrepreneurs can
succeed, if only they focus on what matters
most to them.
My new project during the pandemic is "Write Your Selfie" (www.writeyourselfie.com)
As a speaker, I inspire other Baby Boomers to
to follow their dreams.
Connie Inukai retired from teaching Technical Writing at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University for almost four decades. Today she is thriving, in her second act, as an inventor, a “grandmapreneur,” an author, a speaker, and a caregiver to two young grandchildren. She is living proof that the second-act entrepreneur can succeed, if only they focus on what matters most to them.
Midlife and Beyond
Rosemount College, Philadelphia PA
Silver Spring, MD
Second Act Entrepreneur
AARP & Maryland Women’s Business
Silver Spring, MD
Promotion for my book
About the Buzz Paperback
July 9, 2019 (available in paperback and Kindle on Amazon)
What if I told you that you can get massive publicity for your product—with no experience! Connie Inukai is a retired adjunct professor from the University of Maryland with zero prior knowledge about the world of entrepreneurship. She shares her journey and 8 Buzz Tips to help fellow entrepreneurs.