Conveners.org May 2022 Masterclass – Supporting BIPOC Founders: How Can We Do Better?
About Our Speakers
Galiana Fajardo – Principal, REDF
Galiana Fajardo provides program design and employer supports assistance to REDF’s portfolio organizations. This is with the objective of helping employment social enterprises (ESEs) grow and hire more individuals with barriers to employment. A major focus of her work is on supporting BIPOC and justice-impacted founders and entrepreneurs. Galiana is a leader in developing a system-wide understanding of the ESE field and is dedicated to continuously evolving & innovating program designs that support employee retention and placement at REDF portfolio organizations.
Greg Payne – President & Principal Consultant, Emerging Market Enterprises
Greg Payne is a Washington, DC-based consultant whose mission is to increase access to the resources, support, and funding needed by social entrepreneurs and by underserved entrepreneurs & business owners. Greg works directly with entrepreneurs as well as with ecosystem partners in the U.S. and Latin America on challenges ranging from market access, customer discovery, fundraising, operations, and scale. He focuses on providing tailored support and guidance that enables and empowers entrepreneurs to overcome barriers in pursuit of their vision.
Time: 1:00 PM—2:30 PM PDT | 4:00 PM—6:30 EST
Date: Thursday, May 26, 2022