Washington, D.C.

Medicine (JHM) Ward Infinity Program hosts Securing the Bag: Understanding and Accessing Financial Resources for your Venture, as the second session of a two-part series on accessing financial resources. Attend on July 19 at 5 pm at Graduate School USA. This seminar provides advice on finding and accessing financial resources for individuals in early mid stage of funding their ventures.

Our expert speakers will equip you with the insights and understanding you need to identify the right financial support for your venture. From grants and loans to angel investors and crowdfunding, we’ll leave no stone unturned. Our featured speakers include:

— Mary Blackford, Founder of Market 7, a community marketplace that features Black-owned businesses for the purpose of alleviating food and retail deserts in Washington, DC. Ward Infinity alumni.

— Maia Sharpley, Founder and Managing Partner of Odonoata Ventures, a double bottom-line venture capital firm committed to investing in revolutionary technology-enabled education companies

— Beth Bafford, Vice President of Syndications and Strategy at Calvert Impact, a global nonprofit investment firm that helps investors and financial professionals invest in solutions that people and the planet need.

— Eugene Cornelius Jr., Senior Policy Advisory of MI Finance, a financial services company offering financing, investing, and business funding solutions

— Gregory Ratliff, Senior Vice President of Advisory Services at Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors in New York, a 501 nonprofit organization that currently advises on and manages more than $200 million in annual charitable giving.

Graduate School USA
600 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20024