The State of Black Businesswomen Town Hall

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The State of Black Businesswomen: Navigating The Pandemic Navigating the Pandemic: Results of the Ohio RISE Survey COVID Response

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Attendees can expect an information-packed 90 minutes that will help them better navigate COVID-19 with insight on the general 2021 outlook on business opportunity across the state as well as in various industries and sectors.

Featured will be the State of the Black Businesswoman: Results from the Ohio RISE COVID-19 Survey and the 2021 ABBE Advocacy + Action Agenda

The townhall will be presented on the Zoom platform webinar format.

Program & Speakers

545- Link goes live

6:00 - Welcome

Speaker Line Up

Minority Leader Emilia Sykes, Ohio House of Representatives

Jacqueline Neal, Executive Director, Ohio Minority Supplier Development Council | 2021 Corporate Contracting Outlook

Melinda Carter, VP, Columbus Urban League | Sponsor's Remarks

Erica Penick, Cleveland President's Council | 2021 Cleveland/Cuyahoga County Market Opportunity Outlook

Eric Kearney, African American Chamber of Commerce | 2021 Cincinnati/N. Kentucky/Hamilton County Market Opportunity Outlook

Belinda Stenson, Dayton Chamber of Commerce | 2021 Dayton/Montgomery County Market Opportunity Outlook

Patricia Ramsey 5/3 Bank | Commercial Banking/Capital Access & Attainment Market Outlook

Barbara Smoot, WELD USA | Black Women and Corporate Board Opportunities

Stefphanie Galloway, Coldwell Banker | Real Estate Industry Outlook

Gloria Ware, Get The Bag | Technology Industry Outlook

Keena Smith, WCEO | Government Contracting Outlook

Call to Action & Conclusion

#EconomicOpportunity #EconomicInclusion #EconomicEquity #EconomicJustice

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Organizer Alliance of Black Businesswomen & Entrepreneurs

Organizer of The State of Black Businesswomen Town Hall

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