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Helping women of color owned businesses
impacted by Covid-19 
REBUILD, MANAGE, and GROW their companies. 

What We're About

Covid-19 has eliminated more than 25% of women-owned businesses in the United States. That percentage increases to 40% for women of color owned businesses.[1] Prior to the pandemic, women-owned businesses were growing at a rate of roughly 1,800 per day, of which 89% were started by women of color.[1] 

The UBS x Luminary Fellowship Program is aimed at supporting businesses owned or founded by women of color by awarding a total of 55 fellowships. In order to be considered, the candidates will need to have an established business at any revenue stage and be owned and operated by a woman of color.

The program will give the fellows access to Luminary’s extensive global community, introductions, workshops, coaching, mentoring and business marketplace for growth. Each fellow will also receive best-in-class thought leadership and insights from UBS, with specific support from the UBS Business Owner’s and Strategic Women’s Client Segments, including access to the extensive resources of the UBS Business Owner Resilience Center and the UBS Own Your Worth platform and accompanying Financial Participation educational content for women.

Through this partnering, Luminary will be providing 50 women of color business owners with digital Luminary Memberships and 5 women of color business owners in NYC a membership to Luminary’s brick-and-mortar* hub.  We invite all women of color business owners  to apply for the Fellowship below.

[1] https://siepr.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/publications/20-022.pdf

[1] https://siepr.stanford.edu/sites/default/files/publications/20-022.pdf

*Luminary prioritizes our Community’s health & safety. Click here to learn how we’ve navigated new standards in our physical space due to Covid-19.

Key Dates

Entries Open: 10/13

Entries Close: 10/30

Fellowship Winners Announced: 11/6

5 ANNUAL IN PERSON MEMBERSHIPS
ACROSS NEW YORK CITY METROPOLITAN AREA

50 ANNUAL DIGITAL MEMBERSHIPS GLOBALLY

 

* You must be a Woman of Color Owned Business (at least 51%) or a Woman of Color Founded Business.
* You must be at least 18 years of age or older to apply. 
* Only one application per business will be reviewed - all duplicate applications will be disqualified.
* Existing Luminary Members as of 9/1/2020 are not eligible to apply.

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Judges

Shermin Lakha

CEO, LVLUP

Laura Mignott

CEO, DFlash
Host, The Reset

Deb Boulanger

President, The Great Do-Over Inc

Melissa Mitchner

Founder & CEO of The Bark Shoppe

Tina Yip

Director of Marketing & Culture at Berlin Cameron

Want to attend the finals virtually on October 28?

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Past Winners:

The Bark Shoppe

The Bark Shoppe is New York’s premier pet care facility. Fostering great relationships between pets and their owners. Their products, services and recommendations are based on the expertise of leading pet care professionals with your pets individual needs in mind. 

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