America21 makes big impact at White House
Johnathan Holifield, Esq., co-founder of The America21 Project, led a panel discussion at the White House HBCU Summit on Entrepreneurship on April 16, 2012.
Baltimore News caught up with Johnathan following his eye-opening presentation and moderation of the HBCU panel on entrepreneurship and “inclusive competitiveness” at the White House.
Here’s Johnathan explaining why Black America has a lot of work to do in a 21st century Innovation Economy:
Here’s video of one of the panel sessions at the White House Summit on Entrepreneurship (Video 1 of 2). Dr. dt ogilivie of the Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development (CUEED) acknowledges Johnathan Holifield, co-founder of America21 at time stamp 36:51.
Here is video of another panel session at the White House Summit on Entrepreneurship (Video 2 of 2). The National Urban League gives a nod to Johnathan Holifield at time stamp 24:55 and then Johnathan Holifield provides the panel with stark sobering data on Black-owned businesses and the need to support high-growth enterprises at time stamp 41:12.