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Kobina Ansah is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of COVERR, a financial services platform purpose-built for gig economy workers. With more and more of the workforce becoming independent contractors, it’s increasingly important to have financial solutions that are tailored to their needs. COVERR knows that traditional business lenders create significant barriers to obtaining business finance for some eligible independent contractors. The company’s mission is to reduce or eliminate these challenges.

Diversity Matters: At Boardroom Tables and Beyond – by Kobina Ansah

Juneteenth, or Freedom Day, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States following the surrender of General Robert E. Lee in 1865. Since that day, each year Black communities have commemorated that fateful day by uniting in celebration. Over the last year, however, following the murders of George Floyd and many others, Juneteenth has taken on a new meaning.

As a person of color who has worked in Corporate America and gone on to start my own company, Juneteenth is a time for me to reflect not only on the progress that has been made, but also focus on the steps we need to take to give Black and other minority founders the same opportunities as our non-minority counterparts.

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