Black Leaders Month: Funders, Founders, and Innovators

Tue, Oct 20, 2020, 12:30 PM (GMT-5)

About this event

We're thrilled to be hosting not one but four amazing sessions in honor of Black Leaders Month. Join us for two hours of content about funding Black founders, building companies all over the country, creating meaningful connections within the startup ecosystem, and inspiring stories from founders, leaders, and investors.

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  • Jewel Burks Solomon

    Jewel Burks Solomon


    Head of Google for Startups, US

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  • McKeever (Mac) Conwell

    McKeever (Mac) Conwell

    RareBreed Ventures

    Founder and Managing Director

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  • Everette Taylor

    Everette Taylor



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  • Paige Hendrix Buckner

    Paige Hendrix Buckner

    Founder Gym

    Program Director

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  • Jakita Thomas, Ph.D.

    Jakita Thomas, Ph.D.

    Pharaoh's Conclave


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  • Michell C. Clark

    Michell C. Clark

    Creative Summer Company

    Chief Digital Officer

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  • Amanda Sabreah

    Amanda Sabreah



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  • Moderators

    • Derek Andersen

      Derek Andersen

      Bevy / Startup Grind

      Co-Founder + CEO

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    • Phin Mpofu

      Phin Mpofu

      Startup Grind

      Director, Partner Success + Community

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    Tuesday, Oct 20
    12:30 PM - 3:00 PM (-05)

    Brought to you by

    • José Alvarez

      José Alvarez


      Quito Chapter Director

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    • Jason Baquero

      Jason Baquero

      Web Dev/Designer - UI & UX Consultant

      Team Member

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    • Ana Belén Pazmiño

      Ana Belén Pazmiño


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    • Maria Belen Cadena Eguiguren

      Ingeniera agroindustrial y en alimnetos

    • Francisco Larreta

      Team member

    • Raquel Salazar

      Raquel Salazar

      Bélier by Raquel & Fruta milagrosa de la mitad del mundo

      Team Member

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    • Santiago Calvopina

      Santiago Calvopina



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