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BLACK WOMEN IN BUSINESS
February 28, 2019 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
You are invited to Black Women in Business: an evening highlighting women entrepreneurs of color in Arkansas.
This event is third in the Arkansas Women in Business panel discussion series and is hosted by Local First Arkansas and the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, with support from the Women’s Foundation of Arkansas and Culturally Connected Communications.
The purpose of this event is to explore and celebrate the landscape of Black Women in Business and entrepreneurship in Arkansas. The panelists will inspire and encourage the audience through discussion of the challenges, opportunities, and support for women entrepreneurs, and women in all levels of business.
The discussion will be moderated by Patricia Nunn Brown. Mrs. Brown serves as the Director of the Women & Minority Owned Business division at the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, where she is tasked with promoting the growth and sustainability of women and minority owned businesses by providing them with real world technical and professional assistance, certification, procurement, networking, capital, and contracting opportunities.
Panelists will be announced closer to the event. Refreshments will be served beginning at 5:30pm and the discussion begins at 6:00PM.
This free event will be limited to 225 attendees and is expected to sell out. Tickets will be required for entry and can be reserved for free in advance: https://blackwomeninbusiness.eventbrite.com