23 min

Can Black businesswomen save the US economy‪?‬ The Take

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As Black History Month kicks off in the US, we’re turning our focus to one subset of the community: black female entrepreneurs. They face some of the highest hurdles when trying to start their own businesses, and when the COVID-19 pandemic derailed thousands of firms around the US, they received some of the least support from the US government. Today, we’re talking about why that was the case, and what some women are doing to change the system.

In this episode:

Anna Gifty Opoku Agyeman (@itsafronomics), economist and co-founder of the Sadie Collective; Nikki Porcher, founder of the non-profit Buy From A Black Woman (@BFABWInfo); Shanae Jones, founder of Ivy’s Tea

Connect with The Take: 

Twitter (@AJTheTake), Instagram (@ajthetake) and Facebook (@TheTakePod)

As Black History Month kicks off in the US, we’re turning our focus to one subset of the community: black female entrepreneurs. They face some of the highest hurdles when trying to start their own businesses, and when the COVID-19 pandemic derailed thousands of firms around the US, they received some of the least support from the US government. Today, we’re talking about why that was the case, and what some women are doing to change the system.

In this episode:

Anna Gifty Opoku Agyeman (@itsafronomics), economist and co-founder of the Sadie Collective; Nikki Porcher, founder of the non-profit Buy From A Black Woman (@BFABWInfo); Shanae Jones, founder of Ivy’s Tea

Connect with The Take: 

Twitter (@AJTheTake), Instagram (@ajthetake) and Facebook (@TheTakePod)

23 min

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