"Resist the Urge to be Average!" Shelly Bell, Founder, Black Girl Ventures

Jul 30, 2020, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

Shelly Bell is a system disruptor & business strategist who moves ideas to profit. Her organization Black Girl Ventures (BGV) connects entrepreneurs, investors, & corporations, and creates access to social & financial capital for Black/Brown women founders. BGV travels the country with a disruptive pitch competition that shifts the power dynamics in funding by combining crowdfunding & pitching.

Virtual event

About this event


Shelly Bell is a system disruptor and business strategist who moves ideas to profit while empowering people to live more authentically. As a cultural translator, she connects entrepreneurs, investors, and corporations in order to diversify their talent pipeline, increase equity and grow their brands. Her organization, Black Girl Ventures (BGV) is a social enterprise that creates access to social and financial capital for Black/Brown women founders. BGV travels the country with a disruptive pitch competition that shifts the power dynamics in funding by combining crowdfunding and pitching. Google recognized Shelly’s ability to engage an audience from grassroots to government. As a result, she serves as one of eight Google Digital Coached working to bridge the digital divide for Black & Latinx business owners. Shelly Bell has been covered by Forbes, Entrepreneur.com, NewsOne, Adweek, the Washington Business Journal and more. 

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Speaker

  • Shelly Bell

    Black Girl Ventures

    Founder

When

When

Thursday, July 30, 2020
5:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC

Agenda

Fireside Chat + Q & A

Organizer

  • Patrice Perkins

    The Word Architect

    Chapter Director

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