BLACK WOMEN TALK TECH PRESENTS
THE 7TH ANNUAL ‘ROADMAP TO BILLIONS’ CONFERENCE
NEW YORK, 2023 — Black Women Talk Tech is excited to host its 7th Annual Roadmap to Billions in-person conference, taking place May 18-20 at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York. The program aims to celebrate Black culture and deal with real topics that impact the everyday lives of the Black community through frank and insightful dialogue with local and national technologists.
Black Women Talk Tech is a collective of Black women tech founders identifying, supporting, and encouraging Black women to build the next billion-dollar business. This is the largest tech gathering for Black women in the World. Over 1,500 founders, funders and technologists will be in attendance for the only annual tech conference created exclusively by Black women tech founders for Black female and non-binary founders and allies.
Conference attendees will gain actionable insight and essential guidance to inspire and lead them on their entrepreneurial and professional journey through the tech landscape. This year, the conference features workshops on Fundraising Strategy, Productivity, Brand Partnerships, and Product Development, with additional curated conversations targeting Founders and aspiring founders, Investors and aspiring investors/fund managers, and Professionals. The Career Forum will highlight recruiting opportunities with our corporate partners and include workshops on resume building and how to ace the technical interview.
Roadmap to Billions opens with a dynamic Roller Bounce Welcome party and keeps the energy flowing with a curated beauty tech experience from Myavana in the Beauty Lounge, and Self-Care tips in the Wellness corner. Treats from Intuit, Sheamoisture, and special announcements are only a part of the #BlackGirlMagic that’s in store.
Confirmed speakers include none other than Beatrice Dixon, Founder, Honeypot, Andrea Donkor, SVP Regulatory & Customer Compliance, PayPal, Bonin Bough, CEO, Group Black, Brenda Wilkerson, President & CEO, Anita B.org, Phaedra Lamkins-Ellis, Founder Promise, Arlan Hamilton, Founder & Managing Director, Backstage Capital, Selena Hill, Deputy Editor, Black Enterprise and more to be announced.
Roadmap to Billions is Sponsored by Walmart Connect (the Pitch Competition Presenting Sponsor) along with SheaMoisture (participating pitch competition sponsor), Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PayPal, Zendesk, Balsamiq, Intuit, PepsiCo, Live Nation, Justworks, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, American Family Insurance, MyAvana, Dell for Startups, Audible, NY Ventures, Lubrizol, First Round Capital, Lowenstein Sandler, and Netflix.
Tickets for this year’s Roadmap to Billions conference are available at the following link: www.roadmaptobillions.co/ticketing
To learn more about Black Women Talk Tech, visit www.blackwomentalktech.com.
The organization is also expanding globally, and taking the Roadmap to Billions experience to Toronto Canada (August 2023) and London, UK (October 2023)!
ABOUT BLACK WOMEN TALK TECH
Black Women Talk Tech (BWTT) is a collective of black women tech founders with a unique understanding of the challenges black women startup owners face and their innovative contributions. The organization seeks to identify, support, and encourage black women to build the next billion-dollar business. To learn more, visit www.blackwomentalktech.com. Follow BWTT on social media on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.