Michelle Williams

Fintech in Action Executive Director Michelle Williams [Courtesy photo]

One Year Later: How Dallas’ Fintech in Action Used $1.7M to Become a Resource for National Black Talent

by | Nov 2, 2021
The coalition—dedicated to hiring, promoting, and retaining more Black professionals in fintech—has doubled its number of partners and participating firms and served more than 250 students from four cities just a year after forming. Executive Director Michelle Williams leads the coalition from Dallas.
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Founded by PEAK6, This Action-Oriented Fintech Coalition to Fight Systemic Racism Is Led in Dallas
by | Feb 11, 2021
Fintech in Action will advance the hiring and promoting of more Black employees in finance and financial technology. Founded by Dallas-based Apex Clearing and its parent company, PEAK6, the coalition will be helmed by local Executive Director Michelle Williams, who previously led The DEC Network's efforts in Southern Dallas.
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The DEC Launches Free Virtual Mentoring to Help Entrepreneurs Through COVID-19
by | Apr 1, 2020
The new Fast Start Mentoring Program pairs entrepreneurs with business veterans who can help plan a path forward—and identify emerging opportunities. "It's fair to say we're genuinely saving jobs here," CEO Bill Chinn says.
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Collective Impact: ‘Tomorrow belongs to those who can hear it coming.’
Roundtable | Our panel talks about what we can do better, right now. In the final installment of the latest Dallas Innovates roundtable series, we look at systemic issues that still need to be addressed, and the areas ripe for innovation. The discussion closes with a look into the future.
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Collective Impact: Social Innovation in Dallas-Fort Worth

ROUNDTABLE | In this three-part series, a panel of experts explores Dallas-Fort Worth as a destination for global impact work.

Part one kicks off with eight thought leaders who explore what social innovation looks like from their unique perspectives — nonprofit, corporate, and startup — and how that is impacting the region.
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Monte Anderson,
A Snow Cone Stand and a Dream: Southern Dallas Open for Business
by | Jun 20, 2017
Representatives from co-working/entrepreneur centers gathered recently to describe their progress, strategies, and aspirations for Southern Dallas.
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Panel Tackles Entrepreneurship
at Festival of Ideas Forum
by | Mar 20, 2017
The emphasis of the panel’s discussion will be on training and access to minority communities.
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