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Online public lecture by Monder Ram OBE, Professor of Small Business and Director of the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME), based in the College of Business and Social Sciences at Aston University.


Lecture overview:

The seismic effects of COVID-19, Black Lives Matter and Brexit have exposed endemic racial inequalities in the UK. Policy responses are mixed but encouraging entrepreneurship amongst ethnic minority communities is likely to form part of the solution.

For 16 years, the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME) has operated at the intersection of debates on inequality and enterprise, and worked with practitioners to ‘make a difference’. CREME’s work with a diverse network of practitioners is helping to shape a new agenda for ethnic minority entrepreneurship.

This talks reflects on the challenges and opportunities for ethnic minority entrepreneurs in an era of unprecedented change.


Speaker Biography:

Professor Monder Ram OBE is the director of the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME). He is a leading authority on small business and ethnic minority entrepreneurship research and has published widely on the subject, and has extensive experience of working in and acting as a consultant to small and ethnic minority businesses.

Monder is a regular keynote speaker at international conferences, and advises the government on the importance and value of ethnic minority businesses through his position on the APPG for BAME Business Owners. He also holds visiting positions at Warwick University and the University of Turku.



Dates, times and locations
Date: 17/11/2020
Time: 18:30 to 19:30
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