Episode 14

Published on:

14th Jun 2021

Breaking Down Barriers: Building Trusted Connections with Sarah Siders

In this episode of Breaking Down Barriers, guest host Jacqui Dietrich is joined by Sarah Siders, Executive Director of Spark (Manhattan, KS), a nonprofit organization with a vision to "connect, resource, and successfully launch entrepreneurs and promote a dynamic and inclusive culture of entrepreneurship and innovation in the Greater Manhattan region." The two deep dive into how Spark is using the principles of relationship building to create an inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystem with members of the Black and LatinX community in leadership positions.

Learn more about Spark at: https://sparkmhk.com

Follow Sarah and team on Twitter: @sarahsiders

You can find out more about Startup Space at: https://www.startupspace.us

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About the Podcast

Breaking Down Barriers
A Podcast About Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development
This podcast explores the opportunity to build wealth in local, regional, and national economies through entrepreneurship-led economic development. Episodes feature changemakers with innovative approaches to empowering people to start businesses that create wealth for their families and improve outcomes for their communities. Conversations highlight work being done in communities across the US to break down barriers to entrepreneurial opportunity in underserved and underrepresented communities. In this series, we share authentic stories about the impact that entrepreneurship-led economic development has on the local economy and connect a global network of passionate economic developers. Find out more at economicimpactcatalyst.com/impact