A Virtual Fireside Chat with Arlan Hamilton | Future for Us

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Join our virtual fireside chat with Arlan Hamilton, CEO & Founder of Backstage Capital & Author of It's About Damn Time.

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Future for Us first met Arlan Hamilton last year when we kicked off our 7-city State of Womxn of Color Roadshow Tour with her in Los Angeles. Now this year we're sitting down with her again to have an engaging fireside chat about her new book, It's About Damn Time.

We welcome womxn of color from across the country to join us virtually to learn in community, how to turn being underestimated into your greatest advantage with our CEO & co-founder, Sage Ke'alohilani Quiamno.

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Arlan Hamilton

Arlan is the founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital, a venture capital firm that exclusively invests in companies founded by women, people of color and LGBTQ entrepreneurs. Backstage's general fund manages more than $5 million of investments. In May, Backstage announced it was raising a $36 million seed fund dedicated exclusively to companies founded by black women. She expects the fund to invest $1 million into 15 - 20 companies over the next three years.

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