Nov. 23, 2020 | 7:00 pm ET

The SEC’s Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation (OASB) is teaming up with the SEC’s Los Angeles and Atlanta Regional Offices for a virtual conversation featuring women entrepreneurs and investors of color from the Los Angeles and Atlanta Regions. This event is part of OASB's series of virtual coffee breaks to engage with the public to discuss updates, trends, and perspectives on how COVID-19 is impacting raising capital.

During the event, speakers will share their experiences and discuss ways to improve access to capital for minority and women entrepreneurs. The panel features outstanding women entrepreneurs and investors of color who will share their experiences in business, including their challenges and successes, and discuss ways to improve access to capital for minority and women entrepreneurs. The discussion will be moderated by Julie Zelman Davis from OASB. Panelists include:  

  • Sonya Kay Blake, president and CEO, The Valley Economic Alliance 
  • Marguerite Pressley Davis, business financial strategist, angel investor, and creator of Your Profit Playbook
  • Tracy Gray, founder and managing partner, The 22 Fund
  • Carolyn D. Pitt, Esq., founder and CEO, Film Connx 

The event is free and accessible to the public. A link to the WebEx event will be available on www.sec.gov the day of the event.

Please register here.

Audience engagement and questions welcomed during the event, or email your questions in advance to ARO Outreach.