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PREMIER EVENT

Monday, Sept 9, 2019 - 9-5 PM
District Hall Seaport, Boston

With Sankeetha Selvarajah, Tito Jackson, Ivy Lawson, Malia Lazu, Colette Phillips,  TJ Douglas, Michele Courton Brown, Valerie Davisson, Gustavo Quiroga, Nia Grace, Sarah Dudek, Angela Sanchez, Jayme Washington, Jessicah Pierre, Oby Ukadike, Pamela M. Rosario Pérez, Kai Grant, Kay Doyle, Quiana Agbai, Carolina Tejedor Meyers, Betty Francisco, Bianca Maxwell Harris, Anne Marie Stein, Anna Foster, Barbara Clarke, Heatherjean MacNeil, Sara Hartman, Teresa Nelson, Natalia Urtubey

ALL TOGETHER NOW, by and for entrepreneurs - building success from a diversity and inclusion commitment.

 

Bring your entrepreneurship skills to the next level: be part of building an entrepreneurial community committed to diversity and inclusion and success on your terms. Expect relevant, immediately applicable, value creating content - stimulating conversation - and access to people you want to know.

Josiane Martinez, CEO and Founder of Archipelago Strategies Group, shares her journey creating and building ASG with Betty Francisco, JD, Co-founder of Amplify Latinx and Latina Circle

Josiane Martinez, CEO and Founder of Archipelago Strategies Group, shares her journey creating and building ASG with Betty Francisco, JD, Co-founder of Amplify Latinx and Latina Circle

We’re proud to welcome Kathryn Finney to Boston — to share her voice and passion and success in opening economic doors for (all) women  https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathrynfinney/

We’re proud to welcome Kathryn Finney to Boston — to share her voice and passion and success in opening economic doors for (all) women https://www.linkedin.com/in/kathrynfinney/

KEYNOTE - KATHRYN FINNEY, CEO OF DIGITALUNDIVIDED


  • We prioritize our reach to aspiring and working entrepreneurs, especially women of color, who are ambitious and who face discrimination in access and opportunity

  • Our content is state of the art; built by 4 founders with 50 collective years of work experience with entrepreneurs of all kinds, with a focus on how people learn, and how they connect

  • We take a “whole person” approach and understand that entrepreneurship is an act of the mind, of the heart and of the community

    featured entrepreneurs

  • colette phillips : President & CEO colette phillips Communications, Inc. - and Founder- Get Konnected

  • tito jackson : CEO, Verdant Medical Inc; former Boston City Councilor, District 7

  • carolina tejedor meyers : founder, Caramelo Clothing

  • ivy lawson : founder and ceo, ivyees everything honey

  • Malia Lazu : berkshire bank and The urban labs

  • TJ douglas, Founder and co-owner : urban grape

  • Kay Doyle, Esq, Commissionerwith the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission

  • Sankeetha Selvarajah, Esq. : Selvarajah Law and Founder, BIZtoC

  • Michele Courton Brown : Quality Interactions

  • jayme washington ; founder and ceo, @washtone media

  • Valerie Davisson : West Newton Consulting

  • Gustavo Quiroga : Graffito SP

  • Nia grace : owner, Darryl’s corner bar and kitchen

  • sarah dudek : Advertising Brand Storyteller/Creative entrepreneur

  • angela sanchez : ceo, Artyfactos

  • Jessicah pierre : ceo, queens company

  • oby ukadike : founder, wawa project

  • Pamela M. Rosario Pérez : CEO and Founder, Rocena Real Estate Strategies

  • Kai Grant : founder, Black market dudley, diamond girls

  • quiana agbai : founder, Trifecta Media Group

  • betty francisco : co-founder and board member, amplify latinx and latina circle

  • bianca maxwell harris : founder, skinary

  • anne marie stein : arts administrator

  • anna foster : founder and ceo, a maven’s world

  • barbara clarke : investor; FOUNDER, THE IMPACT SEAT and investor

  • heatherjean macneil : social impact entrepreneur

  • Sara hartman : designer, e-commerce and retail pop-up entrepreneur

  • teresa nelson : founder, the impact seat and professor, Simmons university

  • Natalia urtubey : City of Boston Director of Small Business and Former Executive Director of Imagine Boston 2030

PARALLEL SESSIONS: Learning focused - activities for your business and takeaways to implement immediately - PLUS some good and important conversations.

  • Leadership in Boston’s Emerging Cannabis Industry: Join us for a conversation with local industry leaders to discuss opportunities in the emerging cannabis market and why its drawing attention as a critical context to examine issues of business equity. Moderator: Heatherjean MacNeil, PhD Candidate, UMASS Boston with Tito Jackson (Verdant Medical), advisor Sankeetha Selvarajah, Esq (Selvarajah Law and Founder, BIZtoC), and Kay Doyle, Esq, Commissioner (Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission).

  • New City Markets: Let's talk about new geographic and customer markets - where are the opportunities for 2020 and beyond? Kai Grant (Black Market Dudley, Diamond Girls), Gustavo Quiroga (Graffito SP), and Natalia Urtubey (City of Boston Director of Small Business and Former Executive Director of Imagine Boston 2030) build the conversation led by moderator Jessicah Pierre (Queens Company).

  • HANDS ON! Know Your Numbers: What every business owner needs to know to protect her /his/their interests - conversation led by economist and investor Barbara Clarke (The Impact Seat). with Michele Courton Brown (Quality Interactions) and Valerie Davisson (West Newton Consulting).

  • HANDS ON! Social Media for Customer Acquisition with Jayme Washington (Washtone Media). Crush the rankings in Google, increase your customer base, build revenue!

  • Angels and Bankers: Who gets investor money and why? When are loans a path to growth? What about YOUR business? Talk with active angel investor Barbara Clarke (Astia, Portfolia, The Rising Tide Fund, Pipeline Angels) and Malia Lazu (Berkshire Bank and The Urban Labs).

  • Being a Woman of Color in Business: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly. A room-wide conversation with on-stage leadership by Colette Phillips (Colette Phillips Communications and Get Konnected), Anna Foster, (A Maven’s World), Nia Grace (Darryl’s Corner Bar and Kitchen) and Angela Sanchez. (Archtyfactos). Witness and movement.

  • HANDS ON! Your Brand and Brand Storytelling with Sarah Dudek. Leveraging sophisiticated brand ideas for small and growing ventures. Building marketer YOU.

  • Part-time Sublime: there are many ways entrepreneurs combine passion and work -learn with Pamela Rosario Perez (cyber security and Rocena Real Estate Strategies), Sara Hartmann (MassArt and entrepreneur), Bianca Maxwell Harris (Skinary), and Quiana Agbai (Trifecta Media and family life); moderated by Anne Marie Stein.

  • Running Retail: Retail offers special challenges and opportunities. Regardless of your footprint, digital engagement is now required -- how much is right, for what stage of business? And what about pop-ups? Living in retail with Carolina Meyers (Caramelo Clothing), Ivy Lawson (Ivyees Everything Honey) and TJ Douglas (Urban Grape); chat lead: Oby Ukadike.

    ALL TOGETHER NOW, by and for entrepreneurs

DISTRICT HALL
75 Northern Avenue, Boston Seaport District
directions, parking, and accessibility Information
here


Carolina Meyers will talk about the creation, build and then closure of Caramelo, Boston Magazine’s best men’s clothing store in 2014

Carolina Meyers will talk about the creation, build and then closure of Caramelo, Boston Magazine’s best men’s clothing store in 2014

Inspiring content connecting and building an entrepreneurship community committed to diversity and inclusion.

  • We tailor our activities to engage entrepreneurs and their companies at different stages - start-up, employee-creating, and growth ventures - delivering expert, curated content that addresses their needs in the moment

  • We serve a wide variety of industries – many neglected by the current ecosystem that is focused on investor-favored technology businesses

  • We support entrepreneurs who want to grow through personal investment, revenue, family engagement and debt


About Us

We launched ALL TOGETHER NOW because most of the programming for entrepreneurship in Boston is focused to support high growth businesses launched by the usual teams. What about the rest of us? Small businesses, partnerships, brick-and-mortar stores, family businesses are most businesses – we’re developing content for us.

We also launched ALL TOGETHER NOW to work to become a truly diverse and inclusive community of entrepreneurs — and to do that, we start with women of color in the center and then invite everyone else in.


FOUNDERS

Anna Foster
Email: anna@amavensworld.com
Anna’s LinkedIn

Betty Francisco, JD
Email: betty.francisco15@gmail.com
Betty’s LinkedIn


SPONSORED BY …. (gracias)



directions, parking, and accessibility Information here

 

Barbara Clarke
Email: barbara@impactseat.com
Barbara’s LinkedIn

Teresa Nelson
Email: teresa@impactseat.com
Teresa’s LinkedIn