Sustainability & Its Social, Economic, and Environmental Impact

Moderated by locally known Tuskegee University scholar, Dr. Jasmine Ratliff of the National Black Food and Justice Alliance, this discussion covers a lot of ground as the panelists focus in on sustainability and its social, economic and environmental impact on communities at large. Watch as panelists Niki Okuk, CALSTART, Inc. Program Manager, Elaine Rasmussen, Social Impact Now CEO, and Dr. Jalaal Hayes, Founder of Elyte Energy address what sustainability is and how it impacts the world around us.

Celebrating its 25th year, the BTW Summit has themed “Tools of the Titans: Envisioning the Future of Black Economics”. Tuskegee University is partnered with the Alabama Microenterprise Network to bring this annual event to the public. Corporate sponsors include Regions Bank, Renasant Bank, Truist, AT&T, National Business League, Inc., Made in America, Alabama SBDC, Community Enterprise Investments, Inc., University of West Alabama and the Black Belt Community Foundation.

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