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SXSW EDU 2022

Reimagine How We Fund Entrepreneurs of Color

With only 4% of philanthropic dollars in the U.S. going to organizations led by people of color, we are at a crossroads where we can either build back better or go back to business as usual. In this meet-up, experts will share insights on ways funders, philanthropists and investors can create meaningful partnerships and pool ideas, resources & skills to serve a higher purpose. The discussion will delve into the structural shift needed to create a new era of advancing equity and shared power.

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Takeaways

  1. Learn ways philanthropy can work more closely with underrepresented and underinvested communities to address the root causes of the issues they face.
  2. Understand trends regarding the future of the workforce and the responsibility of philanthropy in addressing systemic barriers to access.
  3. Meet new people and make connections that allow for the audience to come away with new ideas for collaboration and potential partners.

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Organizer

Angela Jackson, Managing Partner, New Profit

Meta Information:

  • Tags: diversity & inclusion, career
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Meet Up
  • Track: Work Reimagined
  • Session Focus Area Continuing Education
  • Level: Deep Understanding
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