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Breaking Barriers: Empowering Southern Women Through Entrepreneurship and Investment

Jensyn Hallett Southern Capital Project

“Breaking Barriers” is a thought-provoking panel session hosted by Southern Capital Project in collaboration with FORGE and Over a Cup, dedicated to supporting women in the Southern United States in building wealth through entrepreneurship and investment. Our session will explore the multifaceted challenges faced by women, particularly those from minority and underrepresented communities, in accessing resources, capital, and networks necessary for wealth creation. Through insightful discussions and real-world examples, we aim to inspire, educate, and empower attendees to take action towards creating an inclusive and equitable ecosystem for women entrepreneurs in the South.

Track

DEI, Ownership and Impact

Format

Panel (3 speakers)

Speakers

  • NameJensyn Hallett
  • TitleExecutive Director
  • OrganizationSouthern Capital Project
  • NameSandra Carrasco Quevada
  • TitleDirector of Latinx Business Development
  • OrganizationFORGE
  • NameShunqetta Cunningham
  • TitleFounder
  • OrganizationOver a Cup

Description

“Breaking Barriers” is a thought-provoking panel session hosted by Southern Capital Project in collaboration with FORGE and Over a Cup, dedicated to supporting women in the Southern United States in building wealth through entrepreneurship and investment. Our session will explore the multifaceted challenges faced by women, particularly those from minority and underrepresented communities, in accessing resources, capital, and networks necessary for wealth creation. Through insightful discussions and real-world examples, we aim to inspire, educate, and empower attendees to take action towards creating an inclusive and equitable ecosystem for women entrepreneurs in the South.

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