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

When & Where

September 30, 2021
Noon to 1:30 PM EDT

Webinar

Video

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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.

Hear our panel of experts and discover these and other insights from the Federal Reserve's Small Business Credit Survey.

An audience Q&A session will follow.

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

Panelists:

  • 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, Federal Reserve Small Business Credit Survey

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

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Noon to 1:30 pm EDT