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Latina Entrepreneurship on the Rise

October 27, 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Latina Entrepreneurship on the Rise

Wednesday, October 27, 2021 from 6:30 – 8:00 pm

Join this important conversation-Latina Entrepreneurship on the Rise: Featuring Betty Francisco, CEO of Boston Impact Initiative and Co-Founder of Amplify LatinX in Conversation with Alvania Lopez, CEO of PeachBox.

Betty Francisco is CEO of Boston Impact Initiative and an entrepreneur, business executive, attorney, and community leader. She recently served as General Counsel at Compass Working Capital. Betty is a dedicated community leader who has been involved with a number of non-profit and civic leadership organizations. She is co-founder of Latina Circle, a Boston-based network that is advancing Latina leaders into positions of power and influence and which recently launched Amplify Latinx to increase Latino civic engagement and political representation. She is also an investor with Pipeline Angels, a network of women investors creating capital for women social entrepreneurs.

Alvania Lopez is the Founder and CEO of PeachBox. Her family moved from the Dominican Republic to the United States when she was just five in search of the American dream. Upon graduation from the University of Massachusetts, Boston, she secured a corporate job and in financial services, where she learned all things customer service. Later, in her professional career, she did marketing and sales for brands such as Moet, Dom Perignon, Veuve Clicquot, and Hennessy, and that is where she learned about product quality, combining her corporate experience and self grit. She bootstrapped her way through entrepreneurship when she launched PeachBox Co, a company that curates urban luxury gift boxes.

This talk is the second of a series of talks organized by Women Of Color Entrepreneurs (WOCE) to highlight amazing women of color entrepreneurs. WOCE’s mission is to widen the circle of entrepreneurship by supporting women of color entrepreneurs who are building great businesses and want help to grow. Learn more at woce.us.

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October 27, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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