Black@Blakes, our Firm’s affinity group that supports our Black legal professionals, is pleased to invite you to join our conversation about the challenges and opportunities facing Black entrepreneurs in Canada.
Our discussion with leading experts will focus on the importance of access to capital, mentorship and long-term strategic business planning. We will also cover the role that entrepreneurship plays in wealth creation, job expansion and economic empowerment for the Black business and legal communities.
Opening Fireside Chat:
Danielle Butler, Associate, Toronto
Karima-Catherine (KC) Goundiam, CEO, Red Dot Digital Inc. and B2BeeMatch
Daniel Quainoo, Associate, Toronto (Moderator)
Dennis Mitchell, CEO and CIO, Starlight Capital; Board Member, Toronto Foundation; Co-Founder and Director, Black Opportunity Fund
Janey Buzugbe, Head, Black Innovation Programs and Partnerships, The DMZ
Shantel Clarke, Co-Founder, The Canadian Black Standard; Founder and Head of Organization and Talent, Reservedx
View Speakers' Bios
Introduction and Fireside Chat (12 – 12:20 p.m.)
Panel Discussion (12:20 – 1 p.m.)
Q&A and Closing (1 – 1:15 p.m.)
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