Recruiting and supporting diverse entrepreneurs

Emma Willis
Sally Guzik
Carly Hill
04 May 2022
8:30 am
Breakouts III

Recruiting and supporting diverse entrepreneurs

Research shows that diversity inherently drives innovation. Yet in 2022, Black, Latino, and women entrepreneurs are still not participating at optimal levels in the innovation space. How can we change this dynamic and achieve greater equity and inclusion in our organizations, our portfolios and the broader innovation community? In this panel discussion, you will learn actionable steps to improve your organization’s social impact from a select group of organizations that are successfully working to attract and support underrepresented startup founders.


  • Carly Hill, Director of Development, Propeller
  • Emma Willis, COO, Venture Noire


  • Sally Guzik, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Fourth Economy