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RA2012 - Rising Affluent Advancement & Achievement Leadership Conference


Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
THE BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE!   more info Ended $75.00 $2.87
This registration includes a copy of each book from each of the conference authors: Lindsey Pollak, Ash Cash and Demetria Lucas and we will also provide you with The StartUp Of You by Reid Hoffman! Saturday May 12th: Continental Breakfast All Panel Discussions Lunch Networking Session Post -Conference Cocktails
Ended $99.00 $3.47
I Have To Be There, Who Needs To Eat? (Ticket does not include breakfast, lunch or books) Ended $35.00 $1.87

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Sharing the intangible elements, as well as the soul of what brings about success for young professionals. 

Rising Affluent's annual conference maintains an ethos of educating, engaging and enabling young professionals for success through innovative thinking, which we believe, is the key to progressing in today's economic and social landscape. Each year at the Rising Affluent conference we gather forward thinking and progressive young professionals to discuss creative methods and tactics to achieving success. Speakers present their techniques, best practices and give insight from real life stories, good, bad and everything in between.

Who Should Attend? 

The Rising Affluent conference is curated for and targeted to anyone that considers themselves ambitious with audacious goals in all industries with special emphasis on the fields of technology, media, marketing, design, non-profit, education, entertainment, and venture capital.

The formatted agenda of the conference includes a series of panel discussions, blended with one-on-one conversations, sprinkled with TED like presentations to offer a variety of ways to present insights and engage with attendees in a dynamic environment.


The 2012 Keynote Speakers are: 

Lindsey Pollak 

Bestselling Author, Global Spokesperson for LinkedIn and Gen Y Expert


Select Attendees will receive a free copy of her book “Getting From College To Career”


Derek Fleming 

Partner & Director of Business Development at Marcus Samuelsson Group & Red Rooster Restaurant in Harlem, NY



Some other speakers include:


Tricialee Riley – Owner, Polish Bar Brooklyn

Brian Shields & Marcus Mayo – Founders of #IncubateNYC

Demetria Lucas – Author, Relationship Expert, Life Coach

Joseph Edmondson – AXA Advisors

Jerryanne Heath – CEO, Conceptlink Consulting

Damien Lemon – Comedian, MTV2’s Guy Code

Toni Harris - Director of Career Services and Alumni Relations at NYU's Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service

Elkhair Balla – COO, B Holdings Group /bCondoms

Tamekia Flowers-Holland – Executive Director, Hip Hop 4 Life

Jeffrey Rincon – Attorney, Private Investor & Real Estate Developer

Charisse Higgins – Co-Founder & Director of PR, Curly Girl Collective

Cassandra Nuamah – Wellness Coach, Dance Instructor, Trainer, Fitness Expert

Patrice J. Williams – Writer, Pix 11 Savvy Shopper Reporter & Founder of Looking Fly on a Dime

Nyree Martinez – Owner, Ooba Lounge in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Vernon Jones – Founder, Live Open House

Obi Okere – Professional Career Coach

Kevin Brown – Entrepreneur & Author

Christina Brown – Social Media Specialist & Blogger, LoveBrownSugar.com

Elliott Robinson – Principal, Executive Advisor, Trove Inc.

Jullien Gordon – Founder, New Higher

Diony Cespedes – Business Strategist, Financial Coach, Sole Strivers, LLC

Yetunde A. Odugbesan – Emerging Global Leader

RA2012 Promises To Deliver! 

Group Tickets - conference@risingaffluent.com (Few Remaining)

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When & Where

Columbia University
Faculty House
64 Morningside Drive
New York, NY 10027

Saturday, May 12, 2012 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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