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4th Annual BCNA Immigrant Heritage Week Awards

Business Center for New Americans

Friday, April 24, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 10:45 AM (EDT)

4th Annual  BCNA Immigrant Heritage Week Awards

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 Please join the Business Center for New Americans

along with special guests

Thomas Ko, Founder of TNT Partners,

Managing Partner of KoKo Advisors, President & Investor in NAMU Systems

and

Nisha Agarwal, Commissioner, NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs 

to honor outstanding immigrant entrepreneurs at the

4th Annual BCNA Immigrant Heritage Week Awards

Program

8:30-9:00     Coffee and light breakfast

9:00-9:20     Keynote Address, Thomas Ko

9:25-9:45    Presentation of BCNA Immigrant Heritage Awards by 

                       Commissioner Nisha Agarwal

New Beginning Awardees:  Wyllys Rodriguez, Aissata Niangadou, Indra Shah Malla, Zhuldyz Makhadiyeva

The Boot Strap Entrepreneur Awardees: Ismaila Bah & Mohamed Bah of Noor Halal African American Market, Bronx

The Job Creator Award: Yelena Gordiyevskaya, Owner, Smiles R’ Us Day Care Center, Staten Island

 

9:50-10:45  Panel Discussion

How Technology Can Empower NYC's Immigrant Micro Business Owners

Moderator: Jonathan Bowles, Executive Director, Center for an Urban Future

Panelists: Bhairavi Desai, Executive Director, NY Taxi Workers Alliance; David Wisdom, Owner, Real Caribbean Food (www.recafo.com); Lisa Gross, Founder, League of Kitchens (www.leagueofkitchens.com)Esther Varney, Owner, Cassandra Beauty Salon; Emma Boast, Museum of Food and Drink (www.mofad.org).

   

Questions? Contact Meredith Lee at 212-898-7815 

 

Have questions about 4th Annual BCNA Immigrant Heritage Week Awards? Contact Business Center for New Americans

When & Where


SIFMA Conference Center
120 Broadway, Second Floor
@Cedar and Pine
New York, NY 10271

Friday, April 24, 2015 from 8:30 AM to 10:45 AM (EDT)


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Business Center for New Americans

The Business Center for New Americans (BCNA) is an award-winning microloan fund serving refugees, immigrants, and women in New York City. BCNA provides access to affordable business loans for first-time entrepreneurs as well as established small business owners. BCNA hosts training workshops throughout the year on small business management, technology, financial management, and home ownership.  Visit our website at www.nybcna.org

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