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Small, Minority-, and Women-Owned Businesses: Challenges, Opportunities, and Successes

September 30 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm EDT

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Want to know the opportunities small businesses have seized and the challenges they’ve faced before and during the pandemic? Interested in intel from small-business owners? This FedTalk will explore trends currently impacting small, minority- and women-owned businesses and share information about the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland’s supplier diversity program. Plus, get insights from the Federal Reserve’s Small Business Credit Survey.

An audience Q&A session will follow the panel discussion.

Speakers

Diana C. Starks, Senior Vice President and Director of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

Brian Hall, Executive Director, Commission on Economic Inclusion Senior Vice President, Greater Cleveland Partnership

Jenice Contreras, Executive Director, Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center for Economic Development (NEOHCED)

Maria Thompson, Outreach Manager, Small Business Credit Survey, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

George Sample, Assistant Vice President and Assistant Director of the Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland

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