GLOBAL DIVERSITY AND INVESTMENT SUMMIT
When: Friday June 18, 2021
(1:00 PM -
- EDT (America/New York)
Event Type: EducationParticipants: 6 attending · 2 maybe · 0 declined
The summit features an acclaimed lineup of venture investors and BIPOC entrepreneurship experts sharing their views and insights on strategies for entrepreneurs of color on how to start, scale and sustain their new venture. Immediately following the program will be a live pitch presentation starring invited startup CEOs.
The Inclusivity Project is an initiative of the NorCal Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) that builds upon our existing efforts to help the underserved small business community establish a clear path to empowerment and continued economic and community prosperity. SBDC and Inclusivity Project partners are teaming up to provide resources including free and ongoing business and financial mentorship, business education webinars, and access to one of the most well connected small business networks in the world — so that Black Entrepreneurs can successfully navigate the path of entrepreneurship plant their flag as a proud founder.
This is a free event virtual event made possible through the support of the U.S. Small Business Administration and California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development.
Chris Horton, Director, The Inclusivity Project
“Creating Generational Wealth for BIPOC Founders through Entrepreneurship” - Cheryl Contee, Chief Innovation Officer, The Impact Seat (Confirmed)
10:20AM Panel Session
Introduction by Sheri Macdonald, Founder, Sheri Mac Enterprises
Chris Horton, Director, The Inclusivity Project (Moderator)
Cheryl Contee, Chief Innovation Officer, The Impact Seat (Confirmed)
Christal Jackson, Founder, Mosaic Genius (Confirmed)
Martina Lauchengco, Partner, Costanoa Ventures (Confirmed)
Mariah Lichtenstern, Founder & Managing Partner, DiverseCity Ventures (Confirmed)
Tricia Salinero, Managing Partner, Woodside Capital Partners (Confirmed)
Candice Tal, Chief Executive Officer, Infortal Worldwide (Confirmed)
11:00AM Pitch Competition
Entrepreneurs to Be Announced June 7, 2021
11:45AM Closing Remarks