Black Women in Business will host their Third Thursday Leadership Conversation on June 22 at American Underground. The topic will be Certifications for Women-owned and Minority Owned Businesses: How to get them and increase your revenue with them.
The featured speaker is La-Tasha Best-Gaddy, a Business Counselor at the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at N.C. Central University. She provides services to existing business owners in Durham and Person Counties.
Prior to SBTDC, Best-Gaddy worked in various management positions at NC Institute of Minority Economic Development (The Institute). She was the Executive Director of Public Allies North Carolina, a program of the Institute and AmeriCorps national service network. Through her leadership at The Institute, the organization received state and national recognition and funding on entrepreneurship, student debt, housing, and credit. As a result of her work, research and policy has changed in the areas of credit and student debt
This session is for you if you are:
–Interested in learning about the various certifications available for women/minority-owned businesses.
–Trying to determine if you should obtain a certification such as WEBENC, HUB, and others.
–Interested in getting tips and advice on how to complete applications for certifications.
–Already have a certification, and want tips and advice on how to use it to increase your revenue
We’re talking about all of these things and more!
June 22, 2017, 6 pm – 8 pm
Location: American Underground (main campus)
201 W. Main Street
Final date to register: June 21, 2017
Black Women In Business
Black Women In Business caters to the professional development needs of Black women leaders-those who work in corporations and nonprofits and those who are entrepreneurs. It is designed to bring together like-minded women who inspire, encourage and compassionately challenge each other to achieve their goals.
Ingrid Jones founded the community to create an environment that builds and celebrates the talents and skills of Black women leaders. Her professional experience includes community relations, leadership development, executive coaching, organizational effectiveness and diversity. This combination inspired and is leveraged in Black Women In Business.