12PM – 1PM
Meet and Greet
Meet the other attendees and grab some snacks
Leveraging Your Identity in Entrepreneurship and Tech (September 2019)
Venture For America believes entrepreneurial talent is equally distributed across all identities, but we know access to resources is not.
Leveraging their identities and experiences, our Fellows are creating and growing businesses.
Regardless of how you identify, if you're interested in becoming a startup leader or starting your own business, Venture For America is here to help you.
New Orleans '14
4:30p to 4:40p EDT
VFA's Mission and Application Overview
Learn about our mission and application process.
4:40p to 4:50p EDT
Identity-Based Challenges Fellows Face and VFA's Commitment to DEI
There are different obstacles Fellows face depending on their gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality, and financial background.
VFA is committed to helping our Fellows overcome these challenges as they become startup leaders and founders.
4:50p to 5:00p EDT
Leveraging one's Identity in Entrepreneurship and Tech
Our Fellows are leveraging their identity to become startup leaders and founders.
If this resonates with you and aligns with your career goals, we'd love for you apply to become a VFA Fellow.
5:00p to 5:30p EDT
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