Black Innovator Talks is a speaker series on Black leadership in entrepreneurship with support from the American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact.
In partnership with four universities, we will be hosting four events, free to attend, featuring a variety of panelists who are social innovators and entrepreneurs spanning disciplines and sectors. Panelists include Echoing Green’s Black Male Achievement Fellows among other prominent innovators. Details for each event are listed below.
Bowie State University — Maryland
Topic: Education As Innovation
An evening exploring how social innovators are partnering across sectors and disciplines to improve and expand upon entrepreneurial innovation for Black people.
Yale University — Connecticut
Topic: Creating Diverse Funding Streams For Black Women Entrepreneurs
Hear from a host of expert panelists discussing how to create diverse funding streams for Black women entrepreneurs.
Columbia University — New York
Topic: Change-Makers & Black Futures
Learn how Black change-makers can design new Black futures through racial justice and equity.
Georgetown University — Washington D.C.
Topic: Creating Entrepreneurial Pathways For Formerly Incarcerated Citizens
Explore how innovators are creating entrepreneurial pathways for formerly incarcerated citizens.