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Black Leadership in Entrepreneurship

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Bowie State University Fine and Performing Arts Center

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14000 Jericho Park Road

Bowie, MD 20715

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Join us for Black Innovator Talks at Bowie State University, featuring an evening of discussion on Black leadership and entrepreneurship.

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The Maryland Center at Bowie State University, in partnership with Echoing Green, invites you to join this evening program which explores how social innovators are partnering across sectors and disciplines to continually improve and expand upon entrepreneurial innovation for Black people in the U.S through education and more.

This event is free and open to the public (rsvp required); all are welcome.

PANELISTS

Rashiid Coleman, founder, Black Male Educators for Social Justice | 2018 Echoing Green BMA Fellow

Dior Ginyard, senior player manager, NFL Players Association

Austin Martin, CEO & founder, Rhymes with Reason |2019 Echoing Green BMA Fellow

Brittany Ireland, President, HBCUbuzz

Hadiyah Mujhid, CEO & founder, HBCUvc | 2019 Echoing Green BMA Fellow

Lyzz Ogunwo, director of programs, NBA Players Association

Derick Pearson, CEO & founder, Black Tech Week | 2017 Echoing Green BMA Fellow

Darryl Perkins, founder, Broccoli City Festival

Jasmine Pierce, director, Sprouthouse, founder, BlcknLit

Darrell Scott, CEO & founder, Push Black | 2017 Echoing Green BMA Fellow

Hope Wiseman, CEO & founder, Mary and Main

Additional speakers to be announced.

About Black Innovator Talks:

Black Innovator Talks by Echoing Green is an inclusive high profile series on leadership and entrepreneurship and is hosted at numerous universities across the United States. It was launched in 2020 to host conversations about the intersection of innovation and Black futures in the U.S. Panelists will include social innovators from Echoing Green’s Black Male Achievement Fellowship program alongside other leaders from the tech, funding, media, social, and business sectors.

The Black Innovator Talks series is powered with support from the American Family Insurance Institute for Corporate and Social Impact in partnership with Echoing Green.

About Echoing Green:

Echoing Green identifies tomorrow’s transformational leaders today. Through Fellowships and other innovative leadership initiatives, Echoing Green spots emerging leaders and invests deeply in their success to accelerate their impact. The organization provides seed-funding and leadership development to a new class of Fellows every year and welcomes them into a lifelong community of leaders. Learn more at echoinggreen.org.

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