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B.E.L. Initiative

An entrepreneurship program of the Georgia Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc.
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About B.E.L.

The BEL Initiative is an entrepreneurship program of the Georgia Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce that provides education, mentorship, access and exposure to entrepreneurs from Haiti by hosting them in the United States for the summer.

Haitian entrepreneurs are exposed to doing business in the U.S. with opportunities to improve their business acumen while helping to launch or refine existing business plans. Fellows return to Haiti after the program committed to implement attained knowledge, resources, and solutions to their businesses and local communities.

Business, Entrepreneurship and Leadership, are some of the key pillars we believe are needed to transform the economic landscape of Haiti. BEL is also a Haitian-Kreyol word that means beautiful, it is our goal to contribute to making Haiti beautiful in measurable ways.

BEL 2019 Program Recap!

This summer, 11 entrepreneurs from Haiti participated as the 2019 Cohort of the B.E.L. Initiative, an entrepreneurial program of the Georgia Haitian-American Chamber of Commerce, Inc (GAHCCI). The program which stands for Business, Entrepreneurship and Leadership exist to provide education, mentorship, access and

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2019 SCHEDULE

Focus Area Institution 2019 Dates
Venture School, International Trade, & Agribusiness University of Iowa – Iowa City, IA

June 28th – July 12,

2019

Entrepreneurship, Business & Technology Albany State University –  Albany & Atlanta, GA July 14 -21, 2019
     
THANK YOU TO ALL OF OUR 2019 SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
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