Diversity & Inclusion Professionals

Elevating Black Entrepreneurs

DAIP board member Dr. Kevin Keith Martins interviewed five entrepreneurs currently navigating business ownership. Watch the highlights of their conversation as they discuss the highs and lows of entrepreneurship, the resources and networks that have helped them, and why it’s important to support Black businesses. 

Thank you to the entrepreneurs who took time out of their busy schedules to participate!

  • Dr. Joke Alesh of Marigold Dental Studio 
  • Jasmin Acevedo, RN, BSN of Four 2 Five Wellness 
  • Toyin Omisore of ROAM LOUD
  • Toye Onikoyi of Bubbler VR
  • Hakeem Ottun of QCVM

Kevin Matta


Kevin Matta  (he, him, his) is a strategic differentiator, comfortable challenging the status quo, and brings both passion and experience to ensure client success and human engagement with his brilliant ability to make connections.

Kevin’s interest in justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion work developed as he witnessed his parents encounter inequities and injustices while navigating the American healthcare and workplace landscape. His passion for this work continues to be strengthened by the systemic injustices people around the world continue to experience.

Kevin serves as president of DAIP’s board of directors.