New programs set for multicultural businesswomen in Rochester

The launch of new entrepreneurial programs for multicultural women in business will be announced Feb. 18 during the Walker’s Legacy Foundation Women of Color Fireside Chat, which will take place at 2 p.m. via Zoom and Facebook.

According to the organization’s website, the event will feature guest speakers Attallah Shabazz, a women’s activist who is the eldest daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz, and Natalie Madeira Cofield, founder and CEO of Walker’s Legacy Foundation. They will discuss such topics as women in leadership and women in business.

The event will be moderated by Nydia Padilla-Rodriguez, founder of Borinquen Dance Theatre in Rochester.

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