Racism and the Economy: Focus on Entrepreneurship

The sixth installment of our virtual event series focuses on the impact of racism on entrepreneurs of color. The session will examine solutions that challenge persistent disparities and explore the potential for entrepreneurship to serve as one pathway to transform economic outcomes for communities of color and the broader economy.

Agenda: http://minneapolisfed.org/events/2021/racism-and-the-economy-focus-on-entrepreneurship

02:09 Opening Remarks, Patrick Harker, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
10:47 Keynote Conversation with Robert E. Weems Jr., Wichita State University, moderated by Neel Kashkari, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis
38:01 Entrepreneur Panel – Carmen Tapio, North End Teleservices LLC and Sanjay Singh, Pack Health and Alabama Capital Network – moderated by Nicole Childers, Marketplace
57:15 Disruptors Panel – Victor Hwang, Right to Start, Kelly Burton, Black Innovation Alliance, and Monika Mantilla, Altura Capital and Small Business Community Capital
1:31:27 Disruptor & Entrepreneur Panel Discussion – moderated by Nicole Childers, Marketplace
1:57:03 Conclusion with Federal Reserve Bank Leadership – Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Charles Evans, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and Robert Kaplan, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas – moderated by Nicole Childers, Marketplace
2:22:50 Closing Remarks – Raphael Bostic, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta



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