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28 Day Series: Celebrating Black history Month Through Black Women Entrepreneurs
February 1 – February 28
To boost the presence of the African Nova Scotian women businesses and culture, this project is designed to promote the businesses and culture to further address the gaps in the African Nova Scotian community and the community at large. This project, 28 Day Series- Celebrating Black History Month through Black women Entrepreneurs ‘ aims to give African Nova Scotian women in business a voice in the community and to be celebrated and recognized for their contribution the the economic development in Nova Scotia
This project whereby 28 African Nova Scotian women business through Blk Women in Excellence organization, will have the opportunity to do a 3 min solo interview and then join red table conversations as a series.. The selected businesses will have to have African Nova Scotian cultural component attached to their business. These will be captured and shared nationally.
Before their stories are capture, the selected businesses will have the opportunity to go through a series educational session on how to elevate their business in front a camera. These educational sessions will teach them how to market their business, pitch, and body languages etc. The series will be videotaped in 1 day, at the Delmore Buddy Daye Learning Institute ( Jan 7, 2023) and the edited version will be delivered to Blk Women in Excellence by Jan 25th 2023. We will then post each of the women’s bios, images, short video for 28 days February 2023, along with the red table discussions. Some of the the topic would be
- What are your barriers to starting a business?
- What are the barriers to access to capital / Grants
- Access to information
- The colonization of mind frames in the Black communities
- What supports would be beneficial to sustaining your businesses
- What bias do you face as a Black woman in business?
- Does racism & Discrimination play a factor in your day to day business dealings?
- How do you feel about the ecosystem in Canada?
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