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Cultivating Thriving Black Entrepreneurship Communities with Kerlande Mibel – March 19 2019

Kerlande Mibel is the recipient of the Entrepreneur Support Award at the 2018 Startup Canada Awards for her organization and the Founder of the International Black Economic Forum in Montreal. The forum acts as an action think tank designed to accelerate wealth creation and promote economic and entrepreneurial development in black communities while fighting inequities in those spheres. Through major conferences, professional mentorship and training to support black entrepreneurs, the forum sets out to captivate and engage entrepreneurs while building the black business community.
Kerlande is a long-time expert in economic development with a past serving as a political advisor to the Cabinet of Montreal’s Mayor. She has been an extremely sought-after advisor, sitting on the board of directors for organizations like Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada and the International Cooperation and Study Center. In this week’s podcast, we are going to talk about specific struggles faced in the black business community and how Kerlande is approaching them with new and innovative methods.

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