Chamber President Laurie White recently sat down for a conversation with Rhode Island business leader and entrepreneur Arnell Milhouse
Arnell is a 2019-2020 Entrepreneur-in-Residence at the Nelson Center at Brown University. He co-founded CareerDevs Computer Science Institute
which reduces a four-year computer science education into an innovative twelve-month program which creates pathways for Rhode Islanders to earn $50,000 to $90,000 or more in demand-driven tech careers.
Arnell has also launched BlackLivesBiz
, a national directory to find and support Black and Latinx owned businesses in their own communities.
Arnell and Laurie discussed his remarkable journey from growing up in Boston, to graduating from Johnson & Wales University, where he studied Business Management and Computer Science, to becoming an entrepreneur and nationally recognized speaker.
They also spoke about issues related to social justice, equality and making opportunities accessible for the disadvantaged.