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Friday, August 29, 2014

 

This email is being sent to all members of the Baruch College faculty.

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From:  Angela Anselmo, Director of the Baruch College SEEK Program and the Black Male Initiative at Baruch College

The Ninth Annual CUNY Black Male Initiative (CUNY BMI) Conference will be held on Friday, October 3, 2014 at Baruch College, from 8:30 AM to 6:30 PM. This year’s title is  Diversity, Business, and Entrepreneurship. Students, faculty, staff, and administrators are invited to attend.

Diversity, Business, and Entrepreneurship will feature morning and early afternoon keynote lectures as well as morning and afternoon panel discussions. The general theme for our morning panel discussions will be focused on the history and ongoing quest for racial, ethnic, and gender diversity in business and entrepreneurship throughout the nation. We hope that the morning sessions will create a foundation for our afternoon panel discussions by providing a general historical background of the nation’s diverse history of entrepreneurship with a focus on the challenges and triumphs of African Americans building businesses and institutions under segregation. Further, through several panel discussions, we hope to examine the entrepreneurial spirit of diverse peoples, especially in New York City, that has revitalized the nation’s urban centers with each successive generation. In our afternoon panel discussions, we hope to explore contemporary issues related to business and entrepreneurship, such as ongoing efforts to diversify corporate America; entrepreneurship, urban development and/or other job creation strategies; as well as the unfortunate declines in the number of African American students, particularly males, enrolling in the nation’s professional schools.

The conference will feature the following keynote speakers:

Terrie Williams, Principal/Founder, The Terrie Williams Agency; author of Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We’re Not Hurting; One of Ebony magazine’s “Power 150” for Activism (Morning)

 

Joshua DuBois, Principal/Founder, Values Partnerships; Former Director, White House Office of Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships; and author of The President’s Devotional: The Daily Readings that Inspired President Obama (Early Afternoon)

 

You may register online at:  http://www.cuny.edu/bmi  or  http://web.cuny.edu/academics/oaa/initiatives/bmi.html

 

Website: http://www.cuny.edu/bmi or http://cuny.edu/academics/initiatives/bmi.html

 

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