North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University has many reasons to have #AggiePride. Learn more about one of the seven colleges and universities that make up Greensboro's higher education talent pipeline with Director of Talent Development Bramley Crisco and NC A&T's Lonnie Cockerham, director of the office of community engagement.
Launch Greensboro's Assistant Director Kaitlin Conover is joined by Tara Darnley, CEO and co-founder of Darlyng & Co., and Todd Starcevich, head of North America at Reima and owner of BrightStar Care of Greensboro, to discuss how entrepreneurs, small businesses and larger corporations can work together to make our city an even better place to do business.
Meet two of this year's LaunchLab Growth companies: Soledier Socks and Little Light Series. Launch Greensboro's Assistant Director Kaitlin Conover talks to the founders of these companies about their journeys so far and what's ahead. Learn more about Soledier Socks at www.solediersocks.com and visit Little Light Series at www.littlelightseries.com. You can see both companies at this year's Demo Day on May 23 - register at greensboro.org/events.
Trigger Warning: Brief mention of sexual assault. | Meet Alana Allen, founder of the girls' empowerment organization I Am A Queen, is the recipient of Leadership Greensboro's 2021 Leadership Service Medal. Along with her nominator Teresa Davis, associate vice chancellor for alumni engagement at NC A&T State University, Allen shares how she's building future leaders and community service pioneers.
Launch Greensboro's Lou Anne Flanders-Stec leads a discussion on investing in early-stage companies and the importance of having angel investors in our community. Guests are Malay Shah, co-director of VentureSouth Piedmont; Matt Bailey, director of VentureSouth Piedmont; and Nathan Powell, a First Launch Capital Fund Investment Committee member. Learn more about First Launch Capital Fund at https://www.firstlaunchcapital.com/.
Learn about Guilford College, one of the seven colleges and universities that make up Greensboro's higher education talent pipeline, with Director of Talent Development Bramley Crisco, Guilford College President Kyle Farmbry and Guilford College student Marisabel Guzman Cruz.
Mentorship is a key component of Launch Greensboro's programming. Advisory Board Chair Kelli Frazier sits down with mentor Sudhakar Puvvada and mentees Cassey Mapp-Ahmed and Dan Brown to chat about the value of mentors and our goal to build on the diversity of Launch Greensboro’s existing mentor pool - not only in gender and race, but also in industry representation and even lived experiences.
In the season three premiere, President and CEO Brent Christensen sits down with Jim Melvin, president of the Joseph M. Bryan Foundation, and Kevin Baker, executive director of Piedmont Triad International Airport Authority, to discuss the transformational economic development wins that have transpired in the last few months.
Season 2 ends with our CEO Brent Christensen and EVP of Member Engagement Tracy Myers sharing an announcement about 2022's annual meeting and giving an update on our GROW economic development campaign. Learn more at greensboro.org. Season 3 will begin in early 2022!
Former Campus Greensboro Fellow Zachary Attucks shares how he turned his internship at Arch MI into a full time job. He is joined by his supervisor, Director of Information Security Sean Shanahan, and Campus Greensboro Student Engagement & Events Manager Mayeesa Mitchell. Post your internship opportunity with Campus Greensboro by visiting campusgreensboro.org.