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Industry Baby: Creative Entrepreneurs Coffee

Industry Baby: Coffee & Networking

9 a.m. to 11 a.m. | Ekstrom Library

Mix and mingle with student and local creative entrepreneurs while you enjoy coffee and pastries from local minority, woman owned business Blak Koffee

Register here.

Tap In: Entrepreneur Resource Fair

Tap In: Entrepreneur Resource Fair

12 p.m. to 3 p.m. | Ekstrom Library

Tap in to various free resources including professional headshots, resume and LinkedIn reviews, business plan coaching, and various campus and community resources such as the Entrepreneurship Law Clinic and Small Business Development Center. Lunch will be provided from The Black Italian.

Register here.

On-Site Coaching Provided By:

Cherena Fox is a University of Louisville and Indiana University Southeast graduate. Cherena has a background in helping and being a resource to early stage minority entrepreneurs. She has been a part of the entrepreneurial journey for more than 100 minority owned businesses. Cherena is the co-founder of Elephant in the Room, a company that improves company culture through a people focused holistic approach to workplace trainings. 

Ms. Fox will be available for resume reviews, LinkedIn reviews, and business plan coaching.




Rhonda Jones joined the Kentucky SBDC in Louisville team in 2020 as an expert in financial analysis, business management, and sales. Rhonda earned her EMBA from Bellarmine University, as well as professional certification from the American College of Financial Services. Jones has previous experience working with the Kentucky SBDC, but most recently with RR Jones & Associates.

Ms. Jones will be available for business plan and business idea assessment. 





Tiffany Shumake has an extensive background in data analytics, small business planning and minority certifications. Tiffany is the owner of 3 small businesses all located in Louisville, Kentucky. Tiffany takes pride in entrepreneurship. She is always willing to go the extra mile. Tiffany is a community volunteer and has served on several boards. Tiffany has an Associate degree in Business Administration from Jefferson Community Technical College.  When not working Tiffany enjoys spending time with family and taking vacations. 

Ms. Shumake will be available for LinkedIn assessment.