9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Breakfast Mixer & Registration
PROVIDED ON SITE
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM, She Can Have It All: Rise of The Artist-Entrepreneur
Whether you're wondering how to engage your own flavor of entrepreneurship or already immersed in self-employment,
take your career vision to new heights with best practices from lady bosses that have built companies through ingenuity,
creativity and savvy business know-how. The session will begin with pitches from each industry leader about the focus
area they will delve into, followed by round-table working groups to hammer out questions on how to make your art
practice sustainable, enhance creativity in your brand, or actualize your business concept.
Anasa Troutman, Founder & CEO, Eloveate
Cristina Pacheco, Producer & Activist
Katrina Frye, Founder & Director, Mischief Managed
Maytha Alhassen, PhD; Scholar, Journalist and Mender
Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Writer and Producer & Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Artist and Activist
11:30 AM, Reading with Iris Gomez
12:00PM, Lunch & book signing with Jazz Smollett-Warwell & Jurnee Smollett-Bell
1:00 - 2:00 PM, Creativity As a Force to Reimagine the World
This powerful panel of leaders explores the world of art, culture, and activism. Walk away inspired and informed on how
to activate your own vision and imagination towards social change.
PERFORMANCE by Johna Rivers
Gina Belafonte, Co-Director, Sankofa.org
Deborah Santana, Author, business manager & activist
Oge Egbuonu, Actress and producer
Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Artist and Activist
Moderator: Anasa Troutman, Founder & CEO, Eloveate
2:00 - 3:00 PM, The Art of Trailblazing
Be inspired to put fire behind the possibilities of your own legacy after this discussion with two powerful trailblazers.
This conversation will explore changing the narrative through art, entertainment, and cultural influence.
Michelle Dubois, Founding Partner of Values Partnerships