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Ecosystems in Color: The Case for Diverse Ecosystem Builders

Thursday, November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm • Organized By Eastside Collaborative & Forward Cities
1722 E 17th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64106

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Many efforts are underway to increase the number of minorities that start and grow businesses, but what about efforts to diversify the people that design the programs, nurture the networks and distribute the funding? Join us for a conversation about inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem building, why we need more builders of color and how diversity in all domains of the ecosystem is critical in ensuring entrepreneurship is truly accessible to all.
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When
November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm Add to my Calendar
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18th & Vine
1722 E 17th Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64106
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