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NEWS FROM THE FIELD
Readiness for Entrepreneurship and Organizing for Action
Is your community ready to support entrepreneurship focused economic development? Do you know how to organize your community to do this work? Don Macke and Shelley Paasch address these questions and more in the latest Pathways to Rural Prosperity podcast episode.
Creating an Inclusive and Equitable Community with Cecilia Wessinger
Cecilia Wessinger advises ecosystem builders in communities across the country on promoting an inclusive and equitable environment. Her work focuses on creating a sense of belonging and provides valuable insights for leaders working to advance equality in their communities.
The Start Show Miami
The latest episode of Right to Start’s The Start Show takes a virtual trip to Miami. Join Victor Hwang as he explores the Miami ecosystem with its policymakers and entrepreneurs.
Building Tight Connections in Columbus
George Zarebski Jr., an Ecosystem Builder from Columbus, Ohio joins the Mug.news show to overview the startup community in Columbus, celebrate recent entrepreneurial successes, and share valuable insight into ways to connect with your local ecosystem.
Looking Back at Black History to Change the Future of Black Entrepreneurship: Part 2
Startup Champions Network interviews Mariah Lichtenstern and Mark Lawrence to explore what ecosystem builders are doing to break down barriers for Black entrepreneurs in their communities.
Virtual Skoll World Forum
Through an inspiring program of plenaries and sessions, we’ll use this moment of virtual convening to examine the unequal impact of the global pandemic and the innovative solutions that aim to build a better future for all. In the spirit of collaboration, many sessions will be curated directly from the social innovation community.
Dates: April 13 – 15
RuralRISE Broadband Mini-Summit
For rural communities, access to stable and affordable broadband and wireless connectivity continues to be a challenge. Join fellow rural ecosystem builders in the conversation about rural broadband during the 2021 RuralRISE Mini-Summit.
Date: April 15, 2:00 – 5:00 pm Eastern
Introduction to Entrepreneurship-led Economic Development
This course focuses on building an understanding of the importance of building a community centered around entrepreneurship and small business creation, sustainability and growth.
Dates: April 20-21
InBIA Annual Conference
For 35 years, InBIA’s annual conference – the International Conference on Business Incubation (ICBI) – has been the primary venue for incubation and other entrepreneurial support professionals to share best practices, proven strategies, effective tools and relevant insights with an audience of peers.
Dates: April 26 – 30
RuralRISE Summit 2021
Mark your calendars for the 2021 RuralRISE Summit in Emporia, Kansas!
Dates: September 20 – 21
Assess Your Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Getting Started with Forward Cities’ E3 Scorecard
Get exclusive access to a tool that measures the health and equity of your local entrepreneurial ecosystem! Join Forward Cities as we share insights into how our E3 Scorecard is used to support communities in their efforts to build more equitable entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Date: Apr 28, 2:00 PM ET
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