The BOSS Community, in collaboration with JPMorgan Chase and Advancing Black Pathways, will host a two-day digital occasion to coach, empower and promote Black feminine founders on Dec. 4-5.
Black founders obtain lower than 1% of enterprise capital funds yearly, and Black ladies founders account for lower than that, in line with the Harvard Enterprise Evaluate. By means of the Minority Service provider Occasion collection, The BOSS Community will present a platform for Black ladies to debate their experiences in launching profitable companies, present a blueprint on how you can construct a profitable enterprise and share methods that Black feminine founders can leverage to realize entry to capital.
“The time is now to support these extraordinary women, who are breaking down barriers in technology and their respective industries, even in the midst of a global pandemic and a social unrest that has ignited a national dialogue on systemic racism,” states a press launch for the occasion.
Hosted by Cameka Smith, the founding father of The BOSS Community, and offered by JPMorgan Chase and its Advancing Black Pathways initiative, the occasion will characteristic a panel dialogue on “The State of the Black Female Founder” on Friday, December 4, with Beverly Johnson (Modelprenuer), Racquel Oden (JPMorgan Chase), Eva Robinson (JPMorgan Chase) and Saundra Davis (Sage Monetary).
The next day’s occasion, on December 5, will embody the “Reclaim Your Future” enterprise teaching session that may present insights for Black ladies entrepreneurs on how you can navigate the present financial setting and put together their enterprise for long-term success with Chase Enterprise Bankers Lavonda Davis and Kanayo Oweazim. The occasion may also embody a efficiency from singer Tarrey Torae and poet J. Ivy.
Moreover, modeling icon and writer Johnson will take part in a hearth chat with Smith.
This occasion, which can happen over Zoom, is open to the primary 100 Black feminine entrepreneurs for gratis. Register right here for Friday and right here for Saturday.