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“Every great DREAM begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the PASSION to reach for the stars to CHANGE the world.”
Harriet Tubman

Michael Lints and Valerie Mantot Groene have been added to the SVCA DEI Committee. The Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee seeks to develop a framework that will  promote the fair treatment and full participation of all individuals. The committees main objective will be to advocate policies and programs that promote the representation and participation of different groups of individuals, including people of different ages, races and ethnicities, abilities and disabilities, genders, religions, cultures and sexual orientations. The committees main goal is to promote an inclusive culture that supports equity in the workplace. The committee will support the SVCA community in promoting and advancing best practices in DEI.


Jamaur is an entrepreneur interested in helping companies build more effective and inclusive networks inside and outside their organizations. He also serves on the steering committee of 13For13, a non-profit aiming to drive racial equity in corporate hiring practices, particularly as it relates to management level roles. Jamaur is passionate about social justice initiatives, particularly economic empowerment for marginalized populations and has co-authored a Harvard Business Review case study on the legal cannabis industry and its barriers for minority entrepreneurs. Jamaur has a BS in Psychology and Neuroscience from Duke University and an MBA from UC Berkeley, Haas School of Business.

Jamaur Bronner wrote an amazing article called The Links in The Chain. The post talks about why Jamaur gets involved in important projects and how his trajectory brought him to where he is now.   

Broken Chains is an award-winning documentary directed and produced by Keti Koti Pte Ltd and Autumn Bailey Ford Entertainment. 

Investigating the effects of systemic racism through an economic lens, BROKEN CHAINS is a personal and poignant documentary exploring the racial wealth gap in America. Featuring candid, in-depth interviews with today's leading economists, educators, entrepreneurs, investors, policymakers, and technologists, BROKEN CHAINS identifies the 8 critical barriers to black success and explores what needs to be done to create a more equitable system that fosters equal opportunity.

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