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The Latest & Greatest from LaunchNET Kent State
Finals week is here and we understand things may be tough right now, but just remember...Pitbull's been there, done that. And if he can do it, so can you.

Highlights for this week include Black Women Bosses, a community for creative entrepreneurs, national pitch competitions, and how comparison is the thief of happiness. 
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News & Announcements
All the CEO Ladies - Final Meeting!
Join us for the last All the CEO Ladies of the semester! During this virtual meeting we will be discussing Self Care and the Big Picture, along with anything else you'd like some input on.

Wednesday, December 15th at 5:30pm
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LaunchNET program looks to uplift Black women in business | kentwired.com
LaunchNET is working to create new opportunities for Black women on campus with Black Women Bosses, an “entrepreneurship and leadership program for Black, female student entrepreneurs.”
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ArtsLAUNCH! Grant Competition | Kent State University
Kent State University College of the Arts, in partnership with LaunchNET, announces ArtsLAUNCH! 2022, an annual grant competition to support student artists and creatives.

Undergraduate or graduate students must apply in one of two categories by January 18, 2022
Learn More & Apply Here
Events & Opportunities
Backing Black Business | Reimagine Main Street
Cash Grant: This program provides an opportunity to access expert resources from trusted partners and organizations who are committed to the success of Black women-owned small businesses!

Apply by December 15, 2021
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Greyt Big Talk w/ Theron Brown | Greyt Culture
Cleveland's Breakfast Lecture Series for the Creative Community. #GREYTBIGTALK

Featuring pianist Theron Brown who is the artist coordinator for Curated Storefront, artist director at I Promise School, and founder and artistic director of the Rubber City Jazz & Blues Festival 🎹🎷

Friday, December 17th at 8:30am
Values and Ventures Competition 2022 | TCU
The Values and Ventures Competition is one of the nation’s premier undergraduate business competitions. Undergraduate students from around the world pitch ideas for conscious capitalism ventures that make a profit while also solving a problem.

Apply by February 1, 2022 
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Resources & Education
There are a lot of expectations from our surroundings. We are constantly comparing ourselves with someone else’s position at a firm, the money they make, how skinny they are, how loved they are, and…

Learn the small but effective steps you can take right now to build a strong community and get more followers on Instagram

Here are 5 things about entrepreneurship you should always know or may have learned in your first year of entrepreneurship.

Fun & Stuff
We'd just like to take a quick little moment to shoutout our graduating student employee, Madisen Mandell!

Madisen has been with LaunchNET since her freshman year and has truly left a lasting impact. We appreciate your willingness to jump into whatever was thrown your way and how you always had a positive attitude in the process. We wish you the best of luck and can't wait to see what great things you do next 🥳
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