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More on Kaliah Ligon:Kaliah Ligon, the Indianapolis Inclusive Innovation Fellow, has served the Indianapolis community for the past ten years in several roles in grant-making, community building, outreach and organizing. Having worked for the city’s public transit system as the manager of outreach, Indiana’s largest non-profit hospital system as a community outreach project manager, and a capacity building director for a grassroots leadership development organization, Kaliah has touched the lives of thousands of Indianapolis residents. Kaliah studied at the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs earning a master’s degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Policy Analysis. Kaliah is married to her childhood sweetheart, Chris, and they have three children ages 20, 15, and 13. She enjoys traveling and meeting new people.
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More on Immanuel Ivey, MSHRD: Professionally in his current capacity as a Director of Workforce Development and Entrepreneurship, Immanuel Ivey has also served in the capacity as a Program Manager, Financial and Income Supports Coach. Mr. Ivey earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and Masters in Human Resource Development from Indiana State University. He retains a certification in Public Administration from ISU and is a Certified Credit Counselor through the National Association of Certified Credit Counselors Organization. Over the past 17 years, Mr. Ivey has held positions as a job coordinator, counselor and director of a youth entrepreneurial programs with various social service organizations throughout central Indiana. In addition to his professional experience, Immanuel is an entrepreneur with 15 years of experience in consulting on program development and business planning, entertainment, promotion, retail and the food service industries.
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NaShara Mitchell is a SUCCESS advocate, strategist, speaker, educator, entrepreneur and business owner, a Sassee B, reframing gaps to opportunities for women, creatives and the underrepresented. Considering business and education as forms of social justice and catalysts for social innovation, Ms. Mitchell is the owner of Studio B Creative Exchange- an experience and enterprise studio that assists women and social entrepreneurs from startup to sustainable successWith her background in higher education administration and business ownership, her courses, workshops and motivational trainings are delivered with a fusion of interdisciplinary research, pop culture, and a straightforward honesty that leaves participants unpacking and applying the information received in ways most meaningful to their lives.
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More on Nashara’s work: Studio B Creative Exchange http://studiobcreativeexchange.com
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