The Founder and CEO of Walker’s Legacy will deliver remarks during the Black Business Investment Fund Florida Annual Planning Session
Founder and CEO of Walker’s Legacy, an organization missioned to cultivate an ecosystem of access for emerging and established business women of color, will be a featured speaker at the Black Business Investment Fund (BBIF) Florida Board and Partner Planning Session.
The planning session will take place on Thursday, September 1, 2016, in Oakland, FL. Held annually, the BBIF Florida Planning Session will allow the BBIF board and leadership teams to engage with stakeholders and clients, as well as industry and target market experts in order to drive strategic plans and organizational goals.
Natalie M. Cofield, a serial entrepreneur and expert on women of color in business, will give remarks during a segment of the session entitled, “Nuggets for Thought: Women-owned Businesses, Technologies, Key Partnerships, etc.” Her remarks will discuss the state of women in Black entrepreneurship, business innovation, and the importance of strategic partnerships to drive and grow Black businesses.
“BBIF Florida is undoubtedly committed to supporting Black, and other underserved segments of business owners,” said Cofield, “Walker’s Legacy is missioned to create economic equity among women of color in business, and it’s an honor to participate in this capacity with an organization who too, for 28 years, has worked hard to fulfill this mission for minority communities”
The BBIF Florida Planning Session will begin on Wednesday, August 31, 2016, and will conclude on Friday, September 2, 2016. Other topics of discussion include business capacity and sustainability strategies, techniques for better business engagement, and the capitalization of professional opportunities for businesses.