Immigrant Entrepreneurs: How Immigrant Business Owners Contribute to Maine & What Resources Are Available To Them
We highlight immigrant-owned small businesses and learn how these new Mainers are contributing to Maine’s economy. We’ll also hear about programs and resources that foster entrepreneurship among Maine’s immigrant communities. A new TV series to air on Maine Public Television focuses on the challenges and opportunities facing minority-owned businesses in Maine.
Panelists: Claude Rwaganje, founder & executive director, ProsperityME
John Scribner, director, StartSmart, CEI
VIP callers: Con Fullam, music, film, television producer; executive producer of Greenlight Maine’s Elevating Voices series
Adrian Espinoza, owner, Empanada Club
Adele Masengo Ngoy, designer, business owner; founder, Women United Around the world
Hussein Ahmed, business owner, Global Halal Market, Lewiston