Just in time for National Women's Small Business Month, eight female entrepreneurs and their community-changing ideas will be featured Thursday in the 美国心脏协会's virtual EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator Finale.
请于晚上7点加入我们的现场直播.m. 东部/ 6页.m. 中央/ 4页.m. 太平洋 as a panel of expert judges hears the entrepreneurs describe their business concepts to promote health equity and community transformation. 决赛冠军将获得50美元奖金,美国心脏协会的拨款, 亚军将获得10美元奖励,000美元和粉丝最爱, $5,000.
在周四早些时候的一个在线活动中, 最后的炉边谈话, business investor and TV personality Daymond John will share his entrepreneurship journey and top tips for social entrepreneurs.
在长达一小时的聊天中, in an interview with CNBC senior personal finance correspondent Sharon Epperson, John will highlight key information funders want about a business model, the importance of business partnerships and how entrepreneurship can impact communities. 对话在东部线上电子游戏飞禽走兽中午/11点开始.m. 中央/ 9.m. 太平洋.
在晚上的决赛中 2021 EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator candidates will describe their ideas to increase physical activity, 改善产妇保健, 促进经济发展和职业培训, 增加食物和医疗服务的获取. 入围者(以及他们的项目/地点)是:
- Shireen阿卜杜拉(Yumlish /达拉斯)
- Bahby Banks (Pillar Consulting/Durham, North Carolina)
- Kimberly Brown (Get Up and Get Moving/Minneapolis)
- Maya Page (Carry/俄勒冈州波特兰)
- 莎伦·萨姆吉特辛格(Health Care Originals Inc ../罗彻斯特,纽约)
- Cornelia Williams (EMTomorrow/Essex, Massachusetts)
The EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator is among the AHA's initiatives to advance cardiovascular health for all, including by identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality. 自2017年以来, 100 entrepreneurs have received business training and the AHA has awarded more than $570,000 in grants through the EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator.