For the highly anticipated follow-up event to Resilience & Grit: Stories from Black Female Entrepreneurs, The Institute of Business Ethics and Sustainability re-partnered with Brothers of Consciousness to bring a brand new group of captivating and successful entrepreneurs to tell their stories. This event continued the focus on resilience, with the entrepreneurs sharing their personal anecdotes and key insights.


Taj Ahmad Eldridge

General Partner/Co-Founder, Include Venture Partners
Advisor, VC Include

Paul Francis

CEO & Co-Founder
KIGT, EV Charging

Brianna Hairlson

Bri's Dance Place

Ruben Harris

Career Karma

Jamal Hill

Paralympic champion, non-profit founder, and author
Swim Up Hill

Bianca Jackson

Brickrose Exchange

Christiannah Oyedeji

Try My Fab

Dr. Reginald Parker

Founder and President
Optimal Tech


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