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Tuesday, July 2

10:55am CDT

Building the Legacy
Black investors will take the main stage to share the importance of investing in our own communities. The late Nipsey Hussle believed in “investing yourself”. These thought leaders will talk strategies to diversifying income, building wealth and strategic planning for long term gains.

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Arif Gursel

The Union & P.A.C.E.
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Bernard Robertson

Robertson Wealth Advisors
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Tina Eskridge

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Eric C Blue

Capital Park Management Company

Tuesday July 2, 2019 10:55am - 11:15am CDT
Ace Hotel Main Stage
  Mainstage, Panel
  • Contribution Partner
Wednesday, July 3

10:10am CDT

Remarks from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Funders and investors will have an open and honest conversation about what it will take to close the technology gap.  Main stage will include talks and a panel on race, diversity, inclusion and equity and their complexities in the global ecosystem.

Shearita Despenza, Market Director for Greater South New Orleans Market, JPMC


Wednesday July 3, 2019 10:10am - 10:20am CDT
Ace Hotel Main Stage

11:15am CDT

Paving the Way: Interview with Hannah Beachler
Tiara will explore the journey of the first African American to win an Academy Award for Production Design.

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Hannah Beachler

Hannah Beachler is an Academy Award winning production designer who made history as the first African American to not only be nominated in the category, but also the first to win. With an affinity for evocative designs and visuals, she crafts unique emotional landscapes for every... Read More →

Wednesday July 3, 2019 11:15am - 11:55am CDT
Ace Hotel Main Stage

3:45pm CDT

Bridging the Gap: D&I Panel presented by Abstract
Leading inclusion experts will share their perspectives on race, culture and combating systematic oppression of underrepresented groups.

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Edgardo Perez



Wednesday July 3, 2019 3:45pm - 4:45pm CDT
Ace Hotel Main Stage