We are excited to have Arlan Hamilton, Brandice Daniel, and Heidi Zak personally coach our young entrepreneurs during BUILDFest 2021. These three women are leaders in their field, and are bringing inclusivity, diversity, and equity to their industries. They work with multicultural designers, invest in underestimated businesses, and bring inclusion to the forefront of their brands. Today and everyday, these three female leaders are changing the landscape for Gen E – Building a diverse new generation of entrepreneurial leaders and changemakers.
Team Connect, formerly known as “Berry Inc”, is a group of five brilliant young women from East Oakland. As a founders group, they have been committed to creating products and solutions that are rooted in giving back to their communities for years.
Connect is an online gaming app for youth, parents, and families
to interact together safely during COVID.
Explore different levels of retro, interactive games for all ages!
BUILDFest is a celebration of our diverse group of students, and their accomplishments in entrepreneurship, especially throughout the pandemic. They have shown us a new way to approach business – with overwhelming empathy and a drive for social equity!
Many aspiring entrepreneurs, especially those who live in distressed communities, lack the runway capital – funds for space, materials, and support – needed to launch their business. Access to capital […]
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