Meet Michelle Benham

“When we share our stories, and learn from each others’ lived experiences, we are creating more connected and cohesive communities.” – Michelle Benham, Senior Director of Development & Communications

Congrats to our January E3 Durham Entrepreneur of the Month! Born out of a dream of a place that combined her love for community, craft brews, and creating handmade items, Virginia George opened Durham’s only DIY bar, Crafts & Drafts NC.

Read more about Crafts & Drafts NC below!


The E3 Durham Community Navigator Project is designed to assist you on your entrepreneurial journey. Whether you have an idea for a new business, are an existing business seeking to grow, or a business that looks to recover during these uncertain times, the E3 Durham program is here to help.

Enroll to be connected to a network of support organizations that have comprehensive support services to meet the needs of current and future business owners.