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Courtney Adeleye
Founder
The Mane Choice Hair Solution

Maria Velissaris
Managing Partner
SteelSky Ventures

Cara Sabin
CEO
Sundial Brands

Natasha Bansgopaul
Co-Founder & COO
DarcMatter

Crystal Etienne 
Founder & CEO
Ruby Love 

Elishia Thompson, Esq
Managing Director
Thompson Global Group LLC

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Maisha Walker
President
Message Medium

Kristina Jones
Co-Founder
Court Buddy

Simmone Taitt
Founder
Poppy Seed Health

Maci Peterson Philitas
CEO
On Second Thought

Darline Jean
CDO
Essence Communications INC.

Ugwem Enryo
Co-Founder & CEO
SHYFT Power Solutions

Courtney Caldwell
Co-Founder & COO
ShearShare

Tiffany Dufu
Founder & CEO
The Cru

Bria Sullivan
Founder & CEO
Tech Stack’d

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Andrea Evans 
IP Attorney
The Law Firm of Andrea Evans, LLC

Natina Marie Adams 
Producer & Managing Director
PenHaus Media

Mandela SH Dixon
Founder & CEO
Founder Gym

Lisa Opoku
Global COO of Engineering Division
Goldman Sachs

Rakia Reynolds
Founder & CEO
Skai Blue Media


Stefanie Thomas

Founder & General Partner Impact America Fund 

Bea Arthur
Founder & CEO
The Difference

Zandra Cunningham
Founder & CEO
Zandra Beauty

Jasmine Lawrence
Founder & CEO
EDEN BodyWorks

Sheena Foster
Journalist
The Grio

Danielle Toaltoan
Senior Associate
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Chris-Tia Donaldson
Founder & CEO
Thank God It’s Natural

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Grace Mahari
Model & Global Activist              

Jacqueline M. Baker Director of Innovation Programming AARP Innovation Labs

Pauleanna Reid
Journalist & Founder
New Girl On The Block  

Selena Hill
Digital Editor
Black Enterprise Magazine

Jasmine Baker Taddeo
Deputy Director
Women.nyc 

 

Jarrid Tingle
Managing Partner
Harlem Capital Partner

Colleen Heideinger
President
43North

Shelly Bell
Founder & CEO
Black Girl Ventures

Tosh Ernest
Head of Wealth
JPMorgan Chase

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Tina Eskridge
Senior Director, Cloud for Everyone – Microsoft Corporation 

Philana Patterson
Managing Editor, Money & Consumer Tech
USA Today

Vanessa Liu
VP SAP.iO Foundries NA

Rhoden Monrose
Founder & CEO
CariClub

Kishau Rogers
Founder & CEO
Time Study

Judith Williams
Head of People Sustainability and SVP, Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, SAP           

Kelli Fisher
Co-Founder
The Matchmaking Duo

Dawn Norvell
Senior Buying Manager – Food Division, Cookies, Crackers and Snacks on the Go
Walmart

Margaret Anadu
Head of the Urban Investment Group
Goldman Sachs

Tana Gilmore
Co-Founder
The Matchmaking Duo

Traci Copeland
Master Trainer
Nike

Jamika Burge
Co-Founder of blackcomputeHER.org

Rodney Williams
Co-Founder & CCO
LISNR

Ruth Yakubu
Sr. Cloud Advocate
Microsoft

Marquita Brown
Senior Manager, Supplier Inclusion
Walmart

Tabitha Holbert
Founder & CEO
Artemis

Kelli N. Jones
Program Manager
The Heritage Group Accelerator Powered by Techstars

Brianne Garrett
Assistant Editor
Forbes Women & Small Business

Dr. Mona-Lisa Pinkney Senior Director of Governance, Risk, Compliance, Engagement & Geos Nike
Brandon Hoffman
Innovation & Tech Research
Samsung

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke
Representing the 9th District of New York

Tunde Kelani Associate, Investment Team Republic
Dr. Quincy Brown
Kelly Fryer
Director
Barclays Accelerator powered by Techstars NYC

Helen Ogbara Reeves
Partner

Dentons US LLP

Chris Lwanga
Sr Director of Software Partnerships
Microsoft
Ron Johnson
Founder & CEO
Triton Consulting, LLC
Shelia Collins-McKayle
Senior Innovation Catalyst
AARP Innovation Labs
Chris Lwanga
Sr Director of Software Partnerships
Microsoft

2020 Roadmap To Billions Conference

Empower Yourself

Penn Plaza Pavilion, 401 7th Ave, New York, NY 10001
February 27-29 2020