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LAEDA Launches First Ever Online Version of the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program

Posted on 4/30/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On Wednesday, April 15, 2020 LAEDA welcomed the 87th Session of the Entrepreneurial Development Training Program (EDTP) virtually through video conferencing. Over the past 33 years, EDTP has hosted the nine-week EDTP program in-person; however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the course was transformed to be hosted online. LAEDA staff worked tirelessly over a one-month period to ensure the online EDTP would not only mirror the experience of the in-person version but also remain aligned with mission and goals of nine-week program.

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Women Business Owners Sew Seeds of Hope by Shifting to PPE Production

Posted on 4/30/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Camden, NJ- On April 3, the CDC officially recommended “wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain." In response to the CDC’s recommendation, the demand for non-surgical masks have skyrocketed. Janaina Carr, alumna of the LAEDA WBC nine-week Women’s Business Academy and Terina Hill, participant of LAEDA’s eight-week Turning Your Hobby into A Business, have pivoted their business operations from ready to wear, couture, and custom accessories to masks and other protective protective equipment (PPE).

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A Moment with our EDTP Graduate- Jordan Mead

Posted on 4/29/2020 by EDTP Coordinator in LAEDA News

Jordan Lee Mead is the owner and CEO of Alter Course Coffee Company. He is also a graduate of LAEDA’s Entrepreneurial Development Training Program. We had a chance to sit down with him to ask about his experience with entrepreneurship and LAEDA's training program

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3 Tips on How to Successfully Work From Home

Posted on 4/29/2020 by Ray Lamboy in LAEDA News

Try these 3 tips to be more successful while working from home sharing by Kat Harrison, LSBC Program Manager at LAEDA.

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