The U.S. Small Business Administration and Department of Education will host a forum on entrepreneurship at the White House today bringing together business owners, experts and leaders from a various Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to discuss opportunities and facilitate solutions to challenges in underserved communities.
The moderator for the discussion will be national radio talk show host, Warren Ballentine.
Ron Busby, President, U.S. Black Chamber and SBA’s Council for Underserved Communities
Cassius Butts, Regional Administrator, Region 4, U.S. Small Business Administration
Terry Clark, Vice-President, Entrepreneurship and Business Development, Urban League
Valerie Moseley, Senior Vice-President and Partner, Wellington Management Company, Member of the President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs
Deborah Thomas, President/CEO, Data Solutions & Technology, Inc., HBCU Alum
Luis Borunda, President & CEO, U.S. Hispanic Youth Entrepreneur Education
Dr. dt ogilvie, Rutgers University
Dr. Julianne Malveaux, President, Bennett College
Dr. Laurel Jones, President, Mission College
Ron Stodgill, Director, Small Business Incubator/Think Tank, Johnson C. Smith University
The event takes place from 12:30 to 4:30 EST at the Eisenhower Executive Office building, but will will be streamed live at www.whitehouse.gov/live .You can also follow the forum and join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #HBCUBizForum.Category: Events, Featured | Tags: education, Entrepreneurship, hbcus, minorities, Obama Adminstration, White House