Health Equity

How Black tech entrepreneurs are tackling health care's race gap

Are Black tech entrepreneurs the last hope for health equity?‍ Four black entrepreneurs are changing how we use technology to address some of the toughest issues in healthcare based on experiences in their own communities. They are tackling as access to diverse providers, transportation, mental health and community clinics.
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How Black tech entrepreneurs are tackling health care's race gap

Are Black tech entrepreneurs filling in the gaps of health equity?

In this NPR article, you'll learn about:
  • Four Black entrepreneurs solving gaps in healthcare

"Platforms created by Black founders for Black people and communities of color continue to blossom because those entrepreneurs often see problems and solutions others might miss. Without diverse voices, entire categories and products simply would not exist in critical areas like health care, experts in business say."

  • How personal experiences can lead to transformative startup ideas

"Wisdom got her app idea from being so stressed while working a job during grad school that she broke out in hives."

  • How Black entrepreneurs build community and support

" "We're each other's therapists," Pelzer says. "It can get lonely out here as a Black founder." "


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