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Hoos in the Know: Emerging Industries and Entrepreneurship
July 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join the Virginia Club of New York for a conversation with distinguished UVA alumni pursuing ventures in emerging industries. Moderated by Gregory Fairchild, Isidore Horween Research Associate Professor of Business Administration and Associate Dean for Washington, D.C., Area Initiatives at the Darden School of Business, this panel will discuss the unique challenges entrepreneurs face when building a business in a growing sector. In addition to their insights, the panelists will also discuss how their organizations are actively prioritizing diversity and equity within their teams and customer bases.
- Paul Chen (CLAS ’10), Founder and CEO, Flourish Tech, a mental health services startup
- Allison Shimamoto (DAR ’19), Founder and Creative Director Oemi Botanicals, a natural beauty line for Type 4 hair
- Vincent Ning (CLAS ’15), Founder and CEO, Nabis, a cannabis distributer
After a brief moderated conversation, the panelists will open up audience Q&A.
Registrants will receive an email with the Zoom webinar link and password prior to the event. We request that you register by 10:00 a.m. the day of the event.
Important note: out of respect for panelist privacy, this session may not be recorded in any fashion. The views and opinions expressed during this session are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the companies they are associated with.