31 Aug 2016

The Stark Reality about Entrepreneurs of Color

The stark reality about entrepreneurs of color is that their brilliance, ingenuity, and grit are boundless. Values Partnerships leads a nationwide casting tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. In 2016, we hosted 12 casting calls in...
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24 Jun 2016

Shark Tank Tour 2016 – DC

In 7 seasons, ABC's Shark Tank has empowered entrepreneurs to strike over $70M in deals, and wowed viewers across the country. After a successful 2015 casting tour, I am leading a nationwide casting tour with Values Partnerships focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices...
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17 Mar 2016

Shark Tank Tour 2016 – Austin

In 7 seasons, ABC's Shark Tank has empowered entrepreneurs to strike over $70M in deals, and wowed viewers across the country. After a successful 2015 casting tour, I am leading a nationwide casting tour with Values Partnerships focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices...
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08 Mar 2016

Shark Tank Tour 2016 Storify

Now in Season 7, ABC’s Shark Tank has provided critical support for entrepreneurs, and wowed viewers across the country. After a successful casting tour in 2015,  I am working with Values Partnerships to lead a nationwide tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to...
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22 Jan 2016

DC Commission on Fashion Arts and Events Confirmation Hearing

On January 22, 2016 I testified before the DC City Council Committee on Business, Consumer, and Regulatory Affairs as a nominee to the DC Commission on Fashion, Arts, and Events (CFAE) The CFAE exists to: “advise the Mayor, the Council and the public on the views and needs...
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01 Aug 2015

National Urban League Small Business Matters Summit 2015

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27 Jul 2015

Shark Tank Tour – San Francisco

On July 22nd we brought the casting team for ABC’s Shark Tank to San Francisco, California for the sixth and final stop in a nationwide tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to the show. Values Partnerships hosted an all day casting event at the Nasdaq...
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13 Jul 2015

Shark Tank Tour – Philly/NAACP

On July 11th we brought the casting team for ABC’s Shark Tank to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for the fifth stop in a nationwide tour focused on bringing more diverse ideas and voices to the show. Values Partnerships hosted an all day casting event at the National Association for...
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19 Jun 2015

Millennial Week 2015 – Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum Recap

On June 18, 2015 I moderated the Millennial Week DC Innovation & Entrepreneurship Forum at 1776 with Greg Vetter, co-founder and CEO of Tessemae's; Terah Lyons, Office of Science and Technology Policy at The White House; and Chris Galang, Small Business Diverse Segments Leader at...
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17 Jun 2015

Millennial Week 2015 – Entrepreneurship

On June 18, 2015 I will moderate the Millennial Week Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum at 1776 in Washington, DC. In advance of the event, I am taking a look at what it means to be an millennial entrepreneur and/or millennial innovator.   They are Who We Thought They...
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