Phyllis Johnson to speak at Rockford College

Phyllis Johnson will speak on “Entrepreneurship, Coffee, and Empowering Women in Africa” to my Business and Economic Ethics class on Thursday, October 6.

johnson-poster-150pxJohnson is the President and Co-Founder of BD Imports, a Rockford-based company known for giving starts to African women and small businesses engaged in the production and trade of coffee. Johnson is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville with a B.S. in Microbiology, is a board member of the International Women in Coffee Alliance, and has spoken on women in trade at the Joint Advisory Committee Meetings at the United Nations of Geneva, Switzerland.

Please see the flyer for details about the talk’s time and location. Johnson’s visit is sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship.

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