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The Social Impact Now! Podcast highlights social changemakers creating a positive impact in communities. We’ll hear stories of community-led innovation, entrepreneurship, and bringing an equity lens to impact investing and conscious capital. Topics covered include social entrepreneurship, sustainability, democratizing access to capital and more. Episodes are posted monthly on Wednesdays.

Black Creative Entrepreneurship and Closing the Wealth Gap

July 20, 2017

On this episode of Social Impact Now, we have the pleasure to have Melinda Weekes Laidlow, founder of Beautiful Ventures. Beautiful Ventures is a fund for early stage businesses focusing on art, social enterprise and social change. On today’s show, we’ll discuss the role of Black creative arts in economic inclusion, Black storytelling through from a black lens, and building meaningful inclusion in homogenous communities.