What is the MWBE STEM Entrepreneurial Summit?

The MWBE STEM Entrepreneurial Summit is for all business enterprises with a focus on woman and minority entrepreneurs in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Attendees will have the opportunity to network with like-minded individuals, attend workshops on business development, and hear from successful entrepreneurs in the STEM industry.

What can you expect?

  • Food and refreshments
  • Networking opportunites with like-minded individuals and;

Panels on:

  • Access to capital
  • Talent management
  • Creating generational wealth
  • Procurement and networking opportunities
  • Why Media Entrepreneurship
  • Tips on MWBE certification


Whether you’re an established business owner or just starting out, this summit is a great opportunity to gain valuable insights and take your business to the next level. You don’t want to miss it.

Plenary Presenters:

  • Sherri Falck and Louis Carroll, Pursuit Lending
  • Christina Sauve, Cooperative Federal
  • Calvin Corriders, Pathfinder Bank
  • Crystal Wallace, LaunchNY
  • Sean Branagan and Daniela Molta, Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications Digital Media Entrepreneurial Program
  • Khalid Bey, Director MWBE/One Stop Shop Onondaga County Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • Rebecca Lumpkin, Assistant Director of Equity Compliance & Social Impact, Office of Budget & Management, City Hall
  • Lamont Mitchell, Syracuse University Purchase Department
  • Vaughn Davis, Business Loan Manager Department of Neighborghood and Business Development, City of Syracuse
  • Jason Myles Clark, Esquire, Executive Director of MWBE, NYS Empire State Development

Hotel Options

Embassy Suites at Destiny USA

Phone: (315) 303-1650

Address: 311 Hiawatha Blvd W, Syracuse, NY 13204

Marriot Syracuse Downtown

Phone: (315) 474-2424

Address: 100 E Onondaga St, Syracuse, NY 13202

Courtyard by Marriot Syracuse Downtown at Armory Square

Phone: (315) 422-4835

Address: 300 W Fayette St, Syracuse, NY 13202