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Overcoming Systemic Barriers to Entrepreneurship
March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm EDT
Business and Society
Fostering constructive conversations about the role of business in society, politics, and economics.
Business and Society 2020-2021 is dedicated to issues regarding race and business, as a part of the Ross Commitment to Action. Events focus on topics ranging from the role of business in tackling systematic oppression to solving problems related to racial injustice.
Over the past five years, less than 3% of venture capital funding went to Black and Latinx founders. Hear from founders and funders who are working to expand equity in entrepreneurship.
Vasco Bridges, Chief of Staff, Distribution, Northwestern Mutual
La Tresha (LC) Howland, Co-Founder, Breadless
Marc Howland, Co-Founder and CEO, Breadless
Harlyn Pacheco, BD and Strategy, Microsoft Viva
Marlo Rencher, Director, Technology-Based Programs, TechTown Detroit
Moderator: Rashmi Menon, Entrepreneurship Lecturer, Michigan Ross