Saunders College of Business is proud to present the annual Women Leading Business event on April 7, 2021. The program is open to high school women in grades 9 through 12 interested in learning about the variety of business careers that exist today and will provide opportunities to network with RIT Women in Business students and a RIT business alumnae. Learn about the multitude of exciting business career paths; marketing, human resources, management information systems, project management, leadership, accounting, finance, international business, and much more.
- Inspirational keynote address by Ebony Miller-Wesley, Director of Rochester Institute of Technology's Center for Urban Entrepreneurship
- RIT Women Student Panel representing different business majors and experiences
- Fun, interactive business and leadership activities to introduce students to different careers in business
About Ebony Miller-Wesley
Ebony Miller-Wesley is the director of Rochester Institute of Technology’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship (CUE). CUE, located on the first floor of the RIT Downtown Center in the former historic Rochester Savings Bank building at 40 Franklin St., provides business and consulting services to urban entrepreneurs or anyone who has an existing business or is hoping to launch a new business within the urban area.
In her role, Ebony, formerly CUE program manager, leads the center’s efforts to raise funds to provide critical assistance to underserved businesses in high growth sectors, and foster outreach and collaboration with the Rochester City School District and entrepreneurship education for dislocated workers. She also maintains partnerships with entrepreneurship and training efforts currently found within RIT’s Simone Center for Student Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Venture Creations business incubator, as well as other community, government and economic development organizations.
Ebony joined RIT in 2011 as a senior staff specialist for the Kate Gleason College of Engineering. In 2013, she became program manager for CUE where she was responsible for researching, developing and delivering mission related programming; delivering program assessments and evaluation; recruiting, selecting and evaluating training consultants; and mentoring program participants.
Prior to joining RIT, Ebony worked as program coordinator at the Urban League of Rochester’s Minority and Women Business Development Division where she assisted entrepreneurs with growing their business and aspiring entrepreneurs with identifying their needs.
Ebony earned a Bachelor of Arts in communications and a Masters of Arts in Informatics from the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Ebony, a 2016 Rochester Business Journal Forty-Under-40 honoree, has numerous community connections, including serving as a member of the board of trustees for both the Landmark Society of Western New York and Rochester Prep, she’s also a member of the PathStone Enterprise Center Loan Committee, a member of the Leader Rochester Class of 2015, and a member of the 2013 class of the African American Leadership Development Program.
For more information please contact Molly McGowan at 585-475-6180 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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