ISBE SIG Event: Minority but mighty: showcasing the sustainability practices of minority businesses.

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Minority but mighty: showcasing the sustainability practices of minority businesses.

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Hosted by: The Institute for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE), Special Interest Group for minorities in entrepreneurship, and Centre for Business Innovations and Sustainable Solutions (CBISS), Edinburgh Napier University.

Date: Wednesday 17th April 10am-12.00pm

Venue: The Business School Edinburgh Napier University, 219 Colinton Rd, Edinburgh EH14 1DJ

We invite you to join us at our upcoming event, “Minority but Mighty”, where we will be highlighting the sustainability practices of minority businesses. Our goal is to celebrate the innovative solutions these enterprises have implemented to contribute to a more sustainable future. During this event, we will delve into various strategies successfully employed by minority-owned small businesses, explore industries where minority entrepreneurs are making significant strides, and discuss the transformative impact that minority business enterprises have had.

Who Should Attend:

Minority Entrepreneurs and Business Owners: Gain insights from the success stories of your peers, learn about sustainable practices, connect with potential partners, and find inspiration for your own entrepreneurial journey.

Investors and Venture Capitalists: Explore opportunities to invest in minority businesses that are leading the way in sustainability, further diversifying your portfolio while contributing to positive social impact.

Policy Makers and Government Officials: Understand the challenges and successes of minority businesses in implementing sustainable practices, which can be useful in shaping future policies and initiatives.

Academics and Researchers: Gain access to real-world case studies and data that can enhance your understanding and contribute to your research on minority entrepreneurship and sustainable business practices.

Non-Minority Entrepreneurs and Business Owners: Learn from innovative practices of minority businesses and understand how diversity can drive sustainability and innovation.

Students and Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Get inspired by the stories of minority entrepreneurs, learn about sustainable business practices, and network with potential mentors and industry professionals.

Why You Should Attend:

Knowledge and Learning: The event will offer a wealth of knowledge about sustainable practices, providing you with insights that can help you implement or improve sustainability in your own business or field of work.

Networking Opportunities: You’ll have the chance to connect with like-minded individuals, potential partners, investors, and industry experts, expanding your professional network.

Inspiration and Motivation: Hearing the stories of successful minority entrepreneurs who have championed sustainability can inspire and motivate you to pursue your own entrepreneurial journey or sustainability initiatives.

Promoting Diversity and Inclusion: By attending this event, you support the cause of diversity and inclusion, acknowledging the significant contributions of minority businesses to the economy and sustainability.

Programme

Event Title
Minority but mighty: showcasing the sustainability practices of minority businesses.

 

Welcome Address
Professor Sukanlaya Sawang, Director, Centre for Business Innovations and Sustainable Solutions (CBISS), Edinburgh Napier University.

 

Introduction
Dr King Omeihe, ISBE EMG SIG

 

Industry speakers
Ashley Scotland, Thriving Survivors Ltd.
Anji Sandhu, PCOS Buddy
Jharna Adwani, Clock On the Shore

 

Panel discussion and Q&A, moderator: Dr Poh Yen Ng

 

Light refreshment
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