Walker’s Legacy, a global platform for the multicultural woman in business and entrepreneurship, hosted a roundtable discussion on climate impacts on communities of color in Detroit, MI
The program, in partnership with the Clean Water for All Campaign and National Business League, took place on Monday, November 6, 2017 at Hotel St. Regis Hotel. Topics of discussion included renewable energy, climate preservation, local and federal clean water protections, water infrastructure and climate’s impacts on communities of color.
Participants and speakers included:
The Honorable Brenda L. Lawrence (MI-14), Congress of the United States of America;
Natalie Madeira Cofield, Founder, and CEO, Walker’s Legacy
Rhonda Grayer, WT Stevens Construction (Flint, MI);
Donele Wilkins, President, and CEO, Green Door Initiative (Detroit, MI);
Rita Brown, President, BCC+ and past president, National Women in Construction (Detroit Chapter)
Rosemary Enobakhare, Clean Water for All Campaign;
Anistia Thomas, Phiaria Insurance and Detroit Chair, Walker’s Legacy; and
Audra Carson, Founder/CEO, De-Tread+.
An audience of 25 area business leaders, stakeholders, and member of the Walker’s Legacy network joined to discuss the intersectionality that exists between environmental justice, civil rights, and entrepreneurship. View the gallery for more on this impactful event.