Entrepreneurship Speaker Series
Wednesday, September 23rd | 2:00-3:00pm | Virtual Via Zoom
Learn how to identify a market need and launch your own business that uplifts and empowers
others and remains successful through a global pandemic! Mesa College's Business/Entrepreneurship Department and Work-Based Learning (WBL)
present the Entrepreneurship Speaker Series where students and faculty can hear from small business owners about launching a
successful company! Attendees will hear real-world examples from speakers about the
necessary skills, resources, and grit needed to run your own business and have the
opportunity to ask their own questions. Faculty can attend to receive FLEX - # 5587 and are encouraged to offer extra credit to students that attend.
Featured Entrepreneur Speaker: Founder of Afro Unicorn, April Showers, decided that she was tired of being called
a unicorn and not having one to actually identify with. A year ago she launched Afro
Unicorn. Finally, a unicorn that was diverse and inclusive. April not only wanted
the image for the unicorn to represent women of color for apparel and accessories,
she wanted the meaning behind the unicorn to represent women’s financial independence.
Believing that one person should never rely on one source of income to dictate their
livelihood, especially women of color. Mother of two amazing boys, and CEO of April
Showers State Farm Agency, she leads by example and empowers women to have multiple
streams of income.
Please request disability accommodations via email at email@example.com at least
5 days in advance of event.
Questions? Contact Work-Based Learning at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CISC Speaker Series
October 2nd, November 6th, & December 4th | 1:00 - 2:00pm | Virtual Via Zoom
Details Coming Soon!