17 - How can we eliminate innovation deserts? ft. Felecia Hatcher

April 13, 2020

Felecia Hatcher is the Co-Founder of The Center for Black Innovation, Black Tech Week and A Space Called Tribe Co-Working and Urban Innovation Lab. She is also a bestselling author of ‘Start your Business on a Ramen Noodle Budget’. She is on a mission to rid communities of innovation deserts by working with community leaders and government officials to create inclusive and diverse tech/startup ecosystems.   As a result of her work, Miami has become one of the most authentically diverse startup ecosystems in the United States, helping minority-led startup founder’s access opportunities and capital pathways through The Center for Black Innovation’s VC in Residence program, exposing over 3000+ students and parents to tech skills training in the areas of technology and entrepreneurship.  Fortune 500’s, Global Tech Companies, Foundations and communities across the globe call on Felecia Hatcher to provide diversity and inclusive innovation solutions for their companies and communities. As a globally sought after speaker and author, Felecia also creates spaces, events and courses to help Start-Ups, Creatives, Tech Professionals and Entrepreneurs, live full out and follow their dreams.

Mentioned in this episode:

Felecia on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/feleciahatcher/

Felecia on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4OAOOFyRigcjrU89kR1-2Q

The Center for Black Innovation Miami on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/codefevermiami/

Black Tech Week on Twitter: https://twitter.com/blacktechweek?lang=en

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