WASHINGTON, DC – September 14, 2016 – (HISPANICIZE WIRE) –


Nely Galán, Producer and former Telemundo President of Entertainment

Beverly Johnson, Super Model, actress, and businesswoman 

David Clunie, Managing Director Head of State & Local Government Relations at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Daryl Shore, Vice President, Program Officer Global Philanthropy, JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Connie Evans, President/CEO, Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Tsi-tsi-ki Felix, Univision WFDC Washington News Anchor

Avis Jones DeWeever, TV One Co-Host

OC Isaac, VEDC Vice President of National Strategic Initiatives

Ray Waters, President of Detroit Community Loan Fund

Temeria Heard, President and CEO, Corporate 52 Marketing Group

William “Randy” Stricklin-Witherspoon, owner Spoonfed NYC restaurant

Luis Pichardo, President, Bella Lounge


Inclusion is the New Currency: An Access to Capital Small Business Forum This forum will shine a spotlight on Black- and Hispanic-owned businesses, featuring a Fireside Chat with prominent entrepreneurs Beverly Johnson and Nely Galan. It also includes an engaging discussion about the power of inclusive entrepreneurship with a panel of small business owners and community-based lenders. The event, which is cosponsored by JPMorgan Chase, begins with a luncheon reception followed by the fireside chat and panel discussion moderated by Ms. DeWeever.  Tsi-tsi-ki Felix will be the emcee for the event.


Wednesday, September 14, 2016
11:30 am to 2:00pm


Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center
901 K Street, NW, Washington, DC

Media Is Invited