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January 24, 2017

UpStart with Melinda Weekes-Laidlow

Melinda Weekes-Laidlow, Echoing Green's first Social Entrepreneur in Residence and Founder of Beautiful Ventures in conversation with Andy Shallal, artist, entrepreneur, and founder of Washington D.C.’s restaurant, bookstore, performance venue Busboys and Poets.

Beautiful Ventures works to leverage the power of creativity to shift and uplift perceptions of people of African descent worldwide.

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