The pandemic has devastated thousands of Black businesses across the nation and set many families on a course of either bankruptcy or potential shattered lives of financial ruin. The traditional way to run a business is ending as digital technology is on the rise. During times of economic changes, downturns and disruptions, Black businesses are hit the hardest. In comes the ‘The Black Business Olympics Expo,’ designed to promote and support Black businesses globally and highlights businesses that are involved on local, national and global scales.
The husband-and-wife businesses of William Jackson (My Quest To Teach) and Aida Correa Jackson (Love Built Life, LLC) have been selected and honored for their works in education, STEAM, and digital metaverse (NFT) development. William and Aida will be showcased on the YouTube Channel “Black Business Olympics, Spring 2022 Edition” along with over 100 other Black business owners in a 7 day, 24hour event. The couple has taught across the nation, the continent of Africa, and through virtual and digital conferences. “In order to survive Black businesses need to adapt, change and modify their business structures, strategies and pivot to use more technology tools, gadgets and apps to survive in digital spaces,” said William Jackson. Shown is the couple with Black Business Olympics Expo moderator Tyrone Poole sharing metaverse/digital technology tips and trades with virtually audience participates.