Saint Louis, MO – The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Metropolitan St. Louis Chapter and Pathways United present a virtual networking event. The virtual networking event is to offer information about the Economic Impact & Diversity Entrepreneurship Program.
The primary objective of the program is to ensure that minority business enterprises can participate in the U.S. Department of Energy projects and initiatives. The technical assistance proposed in the project is supercharged support to ensure capacity building in research, development, demonstration, application submission, and other activities within the U.S. Department of Energy.
“I am excited for this partnership because our communities have been affected by the pandemic. It is important for us to consider entrepreneurial opportunities. This event will help people get started,” Katrina Kerr, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. – Metropolitan St. Louis Chapter President.
The project promotes economic development in the region’s most underserved community, Saint Louis, Missouri. Economic Impact & Diversity Program builds a more diverse and inclusive Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) energy industry.
“I am elated to have a prestigious organization as a partner. Women of color are at the forefront of community building, economic empowerment, and providing access to information,” Alice Prince, CEO and President.
Pathways United will host the First Virtual Networking Event on Thursday, September 17, 2020, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Register on Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/e/economic-impact-and-diversity-entrepreneurship-program-registration-118523293361?ref=estw or our website www.pathwaysunited.org.
Pathways United is a full-service education and workforce consultant agency. The team takes a human-centered approach to help organizations innovate and grow. Services include entrepreneurial training, business certification such as Veteran/DBE/Hub Zone/MBE/WBE, and diversity and inclusion training, leadership development, and building program capacity. Dr. Alice Prince is the CEO and President.
About the Program:
Pathways United was awarded a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy Economic Impact and Minority Programs to help create and support small minority-owned businesses.
Born in St. Louis (MO), Dr. Alice Prince graduated with a Bachelor of Science from St. Louis University before she achieved her Master of Arts in Communication Management at Webster University. With her passion for education and in her own personal pursuit of academic excellence, Prince went on to receive a Doctorate in Educational Leadership. Prince pursued her passion for employment, workforce, education, and empowerment by serving as the Executive Director at the St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE). After working with SLATE for eleven years, Prince is currently acting as the CEO and President of Pathways United — a full-service workforce and education consultant firm.
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