An Evening With Women of Color Business Owners in Oak Park

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Join us in conversation to celebrate and learn from five inspirational Oak Park women of color who own businesses in different industries. Topics include what motivates and inspires these local entrepreneurs, challenges to starting and sustaining a business, and advice for others looking to do the same. Panelists include: Dima Ali, owner of Dima Jewelry Atelier + Boutique;  Marshanelle Horne APRN FNP-BC, owner of Thrive Life Wellness Center; Kisa Marx, owner of Kisakidcare home daycare (aka Kidcrew Adventures); Nzingha Nommo, owner of Afriware Books; and Kalkidan Tesfaye, owner of Addis Café. 

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Masks Encouraged

Masks for everyone age 2+ are encouraged while attending this program.