Project Description


(By Invitation Only)
Sunday, October 14, 2018
3:00 – 4:00 PM


MBDA is expanding its capabilities and expertise in policy, research and advocacy aimed at developing solutions that remove obstacles and drive sustainable economic growth for minority business enterprises. We believe collaboration is central to accomplishing this and we invite our corporate stakeholders to dialogue with us about policy and research needed, from your vantage point, that will enhance the business case for sustainable supplier diversity programs and initiatives. This roundtable will include a presentation on our latest “State of Minority Businesses” report and an introduction to our new interactive MBEdata map. Information about some of our newest program investments that are in alignment with the strategic priorities of the Administration and U.S. Department of Commerce will also be available.

MBDA Hosts

MBDA Hosts: Edith J. McCloud, Acting National Director, MBDA

Efrain Gonzalez, Associate Director for Business Development, MBDA

Bridget Gonzales, Chief for Legislative and Public Affairs, MBDA

Joann Hill, Chief for Business Development, MBDA

Ashley Winston, PhD, Principal, The MacroDyn Group