Join our Birmingham Digital Coach, Carmen Mays, for free training and coaching for your business.

Sign up for Carmen's upcoming virtual workshops below.

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Latino Small Business Meetup
Wednesday, October 13th from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT
Grow with Google and the USHCC are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month by offering a free livestream event on YouTube catered to Latino-owned businesses. Grow with Google Digital Coaches will lead digital skills workshops, highlight successful businesses from the community, and share insights to help you reach new customers, thrive online and grow your business. In addition, you will have the opportunity to hear directly from the USHCC about their initiatives and program offerings. Attendees will also have access to sign up for a limited number of 1:1 coaching sessions from Googlers. 
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Understand and Communicate the Value of Your Business
Wednesday, October 20 from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM CT
Women Will is a Grow with Google program that focuses on economic empowerment for women across the world. In this two-part workshop tailored to aspiring women entrepreneurs, you will learn how to plan, launch and grow your business. In Part 1, we will discuss how to communicate with confidence and craft your pitch. Plus, we will explore how resilience helps drive success in entrepreneurship.
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Seek Business Financing and Overcome Objections
Thursday, October 21 from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM CT
Women Will is a Grow with Google program that focuses on economic empowerment for women across the world. In this two-part workshop tailored to aspiring women entrepreneurs, you will learn how to plan, launch and grow your business. In Part 2 we will discuss how to seek finances, boost sales, and improve your negotiation strategies. Plus, learn how to turn objections and criticisms into powerful tools to improve your business.
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Design Thinking For Entrepreneurs
Monday, October 25 from 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM CT
Discover how to create a collaborative environment where everyone is responsible for design. You will go through design challenges and sprints that can be incorporated into any workplace or startup, to unlock creativity and innovative thinking.
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Meet Carmen

Coupled with a powerful instinct to discern systemic gaps that too often hinder communities, Carmen has vision. She actively seeks out opportunities to expand equity within underinvested legacy neighborhoods and forges ahead with solutions. Carmen has developed blueprints that have been successfully leveraged by community leaders and partners to bridge equitability gaps and promote economic empowerment and transportation access. She has over a decade of public sector experience engaged with community and economic development with many years in local government. She brings this intuitive approach and ardency for action to all of her work, including her entrepreneurial endeavors. Her company Elevators, works alongside local communities to co-create equitable entrepreneurial ecosystems by prioritizing Black and Latinx creatives.  

If you have any questions, please email Carmen at digitalcoachBIR@growwithg.co


 

Who are Grow with Google Digital Coaches?

We are mentors, teachers, leaders; we are entrepreneurs who have achieved our goals, and we want to help you achieve yours. We are excited to provide the digital skills training and coaching that Black and Latino small businesses need to reach new customers, thrive online, and grow.

Want more resources?

For more small business resources, check out grow.google/smallbusiness (English) or grow.google/pasoapaso (Español).