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February 27-29 2020

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The immersive three-day tech conference, designed by black women founders for black women founders.

Roadmap to Billions is a call to action: giving voice, strategy and opportunity to help black women founders build the next billion dollar businesses.

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Penn Plaza Pavillion, NY, NY

Meet the 2020 Speakers

Roadmap to Billions is for self-identified black women founders with scalable businesses and technology companies, investors, tech evangelists, and our allies.

Agenda

Agenda

Founder Pass

Founder's Retreat

The Founders Retreat is dedicated exclusively to Black women founders of scalable businesses and tech companies. Join us for our evening kickoff, including workshops, strategy and one of a kind experiences designed just for us.

5-5:30PM

Register, connect, get some refreshments and settle in for an evening of engagements for our black women founders

5:30-6PM

Black Women Talk Tech & Sponsors Welcome

6-630PM

Conquering Anxiety:
Using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy As A Founder

645-715PM

Dating & Relationships:
Balancing the personal & Career Goals

730-8PM

Dance it Out:
Dance Therapy Class With Nike

Nike Master Trainer

6-9PM

Let down your hair, dance with us, and treat yourself to our beauty services and more

Founder Pass

Founders Day

Founders Day is dedicated exclusively to Black women founders of scalable businesses and tech companies. 

8-9AM

Registration & Breakfast

9-945AM

Black Women Talk Tech & Sponsors Welcome, Keynote & Host Intro

945-1045AM

Coming Out with a Bang:
Creating A Successful Product Launch

Maisha Walker

Coming Out with a Bang:
Creating A Successful Product Launch

Simone Taitt

1045-11AM

Break

11AM-12PM

Building Assets:
How to Create your IP Portfolio

Elisha Thompson

DWT

Check's in the Bank, What's Next?:
Using Money to Scale Your Operations

Mandela Schumacher- Hodge Dixon

Kristina Jones

Crystal Etienne

12-130PM

Lunch: Chapter of The Year?

115-215PM

Headliner

215-230PM

Break

230-330PM

Unexpected Glitches:
Motivating Early Developers

CTO Workshop:
Leading Development Teams

330-345PM

Break

345-445PM

Million Dollar Pitch Deck:
How to Build a Deck that works

The Lowdown:
Lessons In Raising From Black Women VC's

Maria Velissaris

445-5PM

Break

5-530PM

Closing

A Day for Everyone

This day will combine Black women founders, Sponsors, Investors, students and anyone else who would like to attend. Join us for our  workshops, speaking engagements, strategy and one of a kind experiences.

8-9AM

Registration & Breakfast

9-9:45AM

Black Women Talk Tech, Keynote & Sponsors Welcome. Host Intro.

10:45-11

Break

11AM-12PM

Headliner:
Workshop Breakout

Coming Soon

Coming Soon

Coming Soon

10:45-11 AM

Break

12:15-1:15PM

Workshop Breakout

1:15-2:30 PM

Lunch and Award Presentation: Game Changer,  Chapter of the year  

2:30-3:30PM

Political Town Hall

3:30-4PM

Break

3:30-4PM

Pitch Competition

4-4:30PM

Samsung/Judge Deliberation

4:30-4:45PM

Prize Presentation

4:45-5PM

Break

5-6PM

Afternoon Keynote

6-6:30PM

Closing

7 PM

Expo Closes 

7-8 PM

Champaign Toast

2019 Recap

Our 2020 Sponsors