#EcDev in Rural NC

Posted on May 20, 2014


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Kenan Webinar

North Carolina’s Entrepreneur Technical Assistance Program

ELGL is excited to announce a webinar about an innovative new program coming out of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Entrepreneur Technical Assistance Program or E-TAP is an effort to link experienced MBA students with promising small businesses in rural North Carolina. By matching the skills of experienced MBA students to the specific needs of qualifying businesses, the program hopes to spur economic development in economically distressed rural areas throughout the state. See some examples of the work they have done here. So join us on Thursday June 26, at 12:00 to 1:00 pm (EST) for this exciting learning opportunity!

All of our ELGL webinars take place at: www.anymeeting.com/ELGLWebinar

RSVP here: EcDev in NC

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Now lets meet the speakers…

LaChaun BanksLaChaun Banks has nine years of experience in human resources, customer relations and business operations. She earned a BA in International Studies from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, with a concentration in global economics, trade, and development. As executive assistant to the dean of Kenan-Flagler Business School, LaChaun interacted with high-level donors, C-Suite clients, students and faculty members of the business school, as well as coordinating the day-to-day functions of the Dean. Connect: Twitter & LinkedIn.

Elizabeth BasnightElizabeth Basnight received her bachelor’s degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. As a student, she studied in Paris, navigated a solo Spanish-learning trip through Central America, and received a grant from the NC Fellows Program to run a surf camp for girls in Nicaragua. With roots in Eastern North Carolina and a passion for innovation, job creation and civic engagement, she’s excited to be working with the Kenan Institute on economic development initiatives in her favorite part of the state. Connect: Twitter & LinkedIn.

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