Banneker Ventures President is Keynote Speaker at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s 2016 YMTF Program

Silver Spring, Maryland – March 1, 2016.  Banneker Ventures’ President, Omar Karim, served as the keynote speaker for the Youth Motivation Task Force (YMTF), 2016 Assembly at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB).  Taken from their website, “YMTF has become one of the most significant and exhilarating programs provided for UAPB students with the goal of encouraging them to take full advantage of the benefits available, give guidance on how to succeed in their careers, and look at life in the real world of work through the experiences of seasoned professionals.

“It is our responsibility as business professionals to mentor and stimulate the minds of our young people:  encourage them to push beyond the limitations that may exist”, says Mr. Karim.  Banneker Ventures reaches out to students as well by offering opportunities for summer internships; as well as support through The Banneker Foundation.  “Invitations like these mean a lot to us.  They afford us another opportunity to motivate and connect with the younger generation,” says Banneker’s VP of Operations, Shay-La Romney. 

Banneker Ventures is a full-service construction development and facilities management company with offices in Maryland, Washington, DC and Denver, CO.  An SBA 8(a) small business and HUBZone certified, Banneker provides value added services to government agencies, quasi-government agencies and commercial clients.