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    Presented by Blackstone Foundation, World Business Chicago, and ChicagoNEXT
    Virtual Event

    It Takes a Community: Building Opportunity Through Inclusion

    Monday, Nov 16, 2020 12:00 - 1:00 PM @ Virtual Event
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    It Takes a Community: Building Opportunity Through Inclusion
    Andrea Zopp
    President and CEO, World Business Chicago
    Amy Stursberg
    Senior Managing Director, Blackstone Charitable Foundation
    Ed Coleman
    President and CEO, West Side Forward
    Todd Connor
    Founder and CEO, Bunker Labs
    Scott Issen
    Co-Founder and CEO, Future Founders
    Dorri McWhorter
    Chief Executive Officer, YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

    Community is an essential ingredient for all startups but it's a critical element for the success of women-, minority-, and veteran-owned businesses. This impactful on-demand program will offer lessons from entrepreneurs and organizations on how communities can better support one another and how businesses can position themselves for future opportunities and success by inviting diverse perspectives to the table. This program is presented by The Blackstone Charitable Foundation, World Business Chicago, and ChicagoNEXT. 

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    Monday, Nov 16, 2020 12:00 - 1:00 PM
    Virtual Event
    1, Chicago, IL 66060
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