Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) community-based organizations in the Dayton, OH area are invited to join Farooq Mitha, Obama Administration leader from the Department of Defense’s Office of Small Business Programs, for an informal discussion on small business and the economy, and to share ways in which the federal government can better serve the greater Asian American and Pacific Islander, South Asian, and Arab American community in Dayton.
What: Roundtable Discussion with the Obama Administration
When: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Where: Wright State University, College of Liberal Arts, Millet Building, Large Conference Room
Address: 3640 Colonel Glenn Highway; Dayton, OH 45435
Farooq A. Mitha currently serves in the Obama administration as the Special Assistant to the Director of the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Small Business Programs. In this role Farooq supports DoD’s small business industrial base through the development of acquisition policy, the implementation of programs and the alignment of small business capabilities with the DoD’s urgent needs. These efforts aim to maximize the contribution of small businesses in defense acquisitions and reduce barriers to entry for businesses seeking to contract with the federal government. Farooq is also a principal member of the DoD-VA Taskforce on Veteran’s Employment and is on the steering committee of the White House Business Council.