Announcing the 5th Annual BCNA Immigrant Heritage Week Awards
Business Center for New Americans invites you to join special guests Sung E. Bai, of the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs and Chinedu Echeruo, Founder of Gigameet.com, HopStop.com and Tripology.com, to honor outstanding immigrant entrepreneurs at the 5th Annual BCNA Immigrant Heritage Week Awards, April 22, at the SIFMA Conference Center.
8:30 to 9:00
9:00 to 9:20
9:25 to 9:40
New Beginning Award: Safida Begum, Issouf Kafando, and Cindy Dominique Monchery
The Boot Strap Entrepreneur Award: Nancy Reynoso, Green Car Taxi Driver
The Job Creator Award: Patricia Williams, T & T Express Shipping
9:45 to 10:45
Danny Bin, Founder and CEO of Monk
Deepti Sharma Kapur, Founder and CEO of FoodToEat
Juan Quelal, creator of the new SmartCab app
Please join the Business Center for New Americans on Friday, April 24
along with special guest Thomas Ko, Founder of TNT Partners, Managing Partner of KoKo Advisors and President & Investor in NAMU Systems and Nisha Agarwal, Commissioner of the NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs to honor outstanding immigrant entrepreneurs at the 4th Annual Immigrant Heritage Week Awards.
Location: SIFMA Conference Center, 120 Broadway, Second Floor (2 blocks north of Wall Street). ID required to enter the building.
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Program 8:30 to 9:00 9:00 to 9:25 9:30 to 9:45
9:50 to 10:30
Coffee and light breakfast
Address by Thomas Ko
Presentation of BCNA Immigrant Heritage Week Awards
by Commissioner Nisha Agarwal
New Beginning Awardees: Wyllys Rodriguez, Aissata Niangadou, Shyam Bogati, Zhuldyz Makhadiyeva
The Boot Strap Entrepreneur Awardees: Ismaila Bah & Mohamed Bah of Noor Halal African American Market, Bronx, New York
The Job Creator Award: Yelena Gordiyevskaya, Owner,
Smiles R'Us Day Care Center, Staten Island, New York
Can Technology Empower New York's Immigrant Micro Business Owners?
Moderator: Jonathan Bowles, Executive Director, Center for an Urban Future Panelists: Bhairavi Desai, Executive Director, NY Taxi Workers Alliance David Wisdom, Founder, Real Caribbean Food (www.ReCaFo.com)
Lisa Gross, Founder, League of Kitchens (www.leagueofkitchens.com) Esther Varney, Founder of Cassandra Beauty Salon
Emma Boast, Program Director, Museum of Food & Drink (www.mofad.org)
Seats are limited! Register today to save your place!
Call: 212-898-7815 By email: email@example.com Or go to our website: www.nybcna.org