Profiles

CO.STARTERS TAKE CENTER STAGE

 

When you look around Birmingham these days and notice all the innovative businesses that are making our city a hotspot for creative, cultural, and tech careers, you might recognize that a lot of them have something in common. Our CO.STARTERS graduates are playing a big part in Birmingham’s economic growth and entrepreneurial culture. And they’re talking about it!

So far, SIX of our graduates have given TEDx talks on everything from the emotional effects of entrepreneurship to overcoming personal struggles and pursuing a creative craft.


Jacqui Jones, One Degree MMM


Salaam Green, Literary Healing Arts


Deidre Clark, Community Activist


Randi Pink, Author


Al Elliott, Artist, Actor, and Consultant


Maacah Davis, Belladonna Magazine