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Kentucky-based Two Rivers Fisheries a Panelist as SBA Celebrates Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Month

AANHPI-owned small business panel will discuss how to tap SBA’s economic relief programs to help entrepreneurs
Release Date: 
Friday, May 21, 2021
Release Number: 
21-0521KY
Contact: 
michael.ashcraft@sba.gov

WHAT:         SBA Celebrates Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-Owned Businesses: Recognizing the Resilience, Grit, and Tenacity of America’s Small Business Heroes

The  U.S. Small Business Administration will host a live online panel session in celebration of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander Month to discuss economic recovery with a dynamic group of small business owners from various sectors, utilizing SBA resources and critical financial lifelines to pivot during the pandemic.

Angie Yu, founder of Kentucky-based Two Rivers Fisheries, Inc. and Kentucky Fish Center, is one of four panelists featured from across the country. She and other panelists will discuss how their businesses have survived the pandemic and are recovering.

Learn about the SBA resources available to help entrepreneurs compete in the marketplace, launch or expand businesses,  receive counseling, funding opportunities, and help to recover or rebuild.

WHEN:        Thursday, May 27, 2021

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (ET)

WHO:     U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL)

                 U.S. Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI)

Han Nguyen, Deputy Associate Administrator, SBA Office of Communications and Public Liaison

Angie Yu, Two Rivers Fisheries, Inc., Wickliffe, KY

Rakesh Srivastava, Innovative Prosthetics & Orthotics, Hastings, NE

Raj Mehta, Raj Technologies Inc., Plainview, NY

Chera Amlag, Hood Famous Bakeshop, Seattle, WA

HOW:           Registration is required. Click here to register or visit:

                       https://sbaaanhpi.eventbrite.com

This event will be recorded.