(BALTIMORE – July 28, 2017) – Are you attending Blacktechpreneur: The Intersection of Business on Thursday, August 3, 2017 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Entrepreneurial Development and Assistance Center at Morgan State University’s new Earl Graves School of Business (Rm. 104)? If so, be sure to RSVP to www.blacktechpreneur.eventbrite.com.
This event is in commemoration of the founding of Bmorenews.com in August 2002. Special guests include Adar Ayira.
Who is Adar?
Adar Ayira is on the Senior Leadership Team at Associated Black Charities (ABC). ABC’s focus is to strengthen Maryland’s economy by broadening economic opportunities and access and reducing structural and institutional racialized barriers that impede the health and economic growth, inclusion, influence, and well-being of African Americans. Associated Black Charities is the region’s only African American philanthropic organization providing coordinated leadership on issues impacting Maryland’s communities.
Prior to her tenure, Adar was principal consultant for Core Concepts, a nonprofit-specialist consulting firm providing organizational development services. For more than 20 years, Adar has been a facilitator and trainer on racial equity (with an intersectional analysis). A founding member and Advisory Board Member of Baltimore Racial Justice Action (BRJA), Adar also continues her work with them as a senior facilitator/trainer and trainer of trainers.
Adar is a popular racial equity speaker/presenter in nonprofit, business, community, and other forums. A Poet/Spoken Word Artist in the Baltimore-Washington DC area, she has performed at Center Stage, the Spotlight Theatre, the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Museum, and the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, among other venues. She was a contributing author to the teaching text “Lessons from ‘The Color of Fear’: Field Reports (Volume IV)”, Baltimore Open City, and various poetry publications, as well as being a contributing blogger for Rooflines, the National Housing Institute’s Shelterforce blog. An avid Tweeter, she can be found at @AdarAyiraViews.