Adrienne Trimble knows the future is all about minority-owned businesses. The former general manager for diversity and inclusion at Toyota Motor North America sat down for a conversation about diversity in business.
As a step toward helping black-owned businesses recover and move forward, a coalition of four business advocacy groups — the National Minority Supplier Development Council, US Black Chambers, National Urban League and Black Enterprise — have partnered with JPMorgan Chase to launch Advancing Black Entrepreneurs by Chase for Business.
May 21, 2020
3:00 – 4:30 PM (EDT)
During the 1980’s, Chris Gardner struggled with homelessness while raising a toddler son – a gripping story told through his autobiography, “The Pursuit of Happyness,” which became a successful movie where he was portrayed by actor Will Smith. In 2007, Will Smith was nominated for an academy award as best actor for his portrayal as Chris Gardner. Through perseverance, he became a stockbroker, eventually founding his own brokerage firm in 1987.