While Minnesota boasts tens of thousands of African immigrants, we do not yet speak with a united voice in the business community. Yet, our entrepreneurial spirit is alive, employing thousands from our community and building wealth.
But it seems too hard for many of us. The lack of business leadership, the overwhelming regulations, the underrepresentation in awarded contracts, and no central place for us to gather as businesspeople are all part of the problem.
The East African Business Association is here to solve these challenges.