Black Enterprise “Circle of Sisters”

October 4, 2014 @ 10:00 am – October 5, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Jacob Javits Center
655 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001
(212) 242-8000

Circle of Sisters is the largest expo for women of color in New York City, featuring more than 200 vendors and small businesses, panel discussions, seminars, and concerts, all in New York City’s Jacob Javits Center. The “Money Management 101” panel of experts included Ash Cash, Carla A. Harris of Morgan Staley, and Sabrina Lamb of Panelists discussed what happens when you invest, save, and make your dollar pay for your lifestyle. The event was moderated by BE’s Caroline V. Clarke, host of the Black Enterprise Business Report and Women of Power TV show. The “Power of Black Twitter” panel featured the award-winning writer, blogger, community activist, and black feminist Feminista Jones, and CEO of Innov8tiv . The panel was moderated by BE’s Technology Editor Patrick Lucas Austin. Kim Wales, CEO of Wales Capital, and Candace Mitchell, CEO of Techturized, spoke on the topic of “Crowdfunding and the Art of Asking for Money,” which addressed alternative routes to getting a dream business financed. The panel was hosted by Carolyn M. Brown, BE’s Senior Content Producer.