Is it harder to be a Black entrepreneur? What unique challenges do minority entrepreneurs face when getting their startup off the ground? Please join the University of Pittsburgh Innovation Institute, Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for their Diversity in Innovation Panel as a panel of Black founders and CEOs shed light on the racial divide within the startup and entrepreneurial community as well as how they've been able to forge their own path as a minority entrepreneur. A Q-and-A session led by Babs Carryer is to follow. To register for this event click here.
Diversity in Innovation Panelists:
Mayowa Osinowo, Founder & CEO of Glimmer
Ron Idoko, Founder & CEO of CampusGruv, Diversity & Multi-Cultural Program Manager at Pitt's Office of Diversity and Inclusion
Jim Gibbs, Co-Founder & CEO of Meter Feeder
Stephen Canton, Co-Founder & CEO of Sterile Vision
Tenika Chavis, Founder & CEO of The Lady Carpenter
This event is being hosted by the Pitt Big Idea Center and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.