Why Buy Black? Creating Equity in the Entrepreneur Ecosystem

August 20, 2020 | 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

In-person session

ABOUT THE SESSION
The session will be a panel discussion about how to create equity in the entrepreneur ecosystem. According the the Economy League, only 2.5 percent of all employer firms were Non-Hispanic-Black-owned. Additionally, Black female owned businesses receive less than one percent of venture funding nationally! How to we drive equity in the entrepreneur ecosystem post-COVID when Black-owned businesses have been the hardest hit? This is to be a solutions-driven conversation. Panelists: Tanya Morris, Mom Your Business Councilmember Isaiah Thomas, City of Philadelphia Earl Harvey, I Buy Black Ann Turner, Hair Du Jour + GOOGLE CALENDAR+ ICAL EXPORT
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