Tuesday night, the Black Honors Caucus held their first annual Black in Business event. The purpose of this event was to highlight the achievements of black student entrepreneurs at the University of Maryland. Fifteen student entrepreneurs exhibited their business and attendees were invited to walk around and visit the tables, get information on the businesses, and network with the students. After which, a panel was held with six of these student entrepreneurs and monitored by Ms. Le-Marie Thompson, lecturer for the Honors College Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program and founder and CEO of Nettadona LLC. The panel discussed what it is like to balance classes, their business, and the courage to start a venture at a young age.
The Honors College sponsored this event along with the Black Business Association, and the Honors College Entrepreneurship and Innovation Program. The Black Honors Caucus is a student organization that the Honors College advises, to learn more about the wonderful work BHC is doing please visit the their page on Honors College website here.