$25 – $2,500

The 37th Annual ELEVATE Conference (April 5 - 6)

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Harlem Parish

258 West 118th Street

New York, NY 10026

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The Black Business Students Association at Columbia Business School invites you to join us for the 37th Annual ELEVATE Conference on Friday April 5th and Saturday April 6th.

Each year, the Black Business Student Association at Columbia Business School sponsors a conference to connect current students, alumni, prospective students, and other professionals. The theme of this year’s conference is “Igniting Our Power - From Conversation to Action” Accordingly, the Elevate Conference will address how to drive action to advance and strengthen the black community.

April 5th - Tech Summit (10:00AM - 4:00PM)

Get ready to hear from black technologists, entrepreneurs, and venture capitalists. Purchase includes boxed lunch. Smart Casual Attire.

April 6th - Saturday Conference (10:00AM - 4:00PM)

Hear from executives, leaders, and influencers in the finance, media, technology, sports, politics, non-profit industries, as well as timely discussions on intersectionality, allyship, and culture. Purchase includes buffet lunch and gift bag. Business Casual Attire.

The conference will feature keynotes, lightning talks, and panels that include the speakers below. For the agenda, working speaker line-up, and logistics please visit our website.

  • Pascal Desroches CBS '92, CFO of WarnerMedia and Turner Administrative Officer

  • Beth Chandler CBS '95, President and CEO of YW Boston

  • Tracey Brown CBS '94, CEO of the American Diabetes Association

  • Fatoumata Ndiaye, Deputy Executive Chief at UNICEF

  • Dara Treseder, CMO of Carbon

  • David Simas, CEO of the Obama Foundation

  • Erika Bennett, Global Head of Social Marketing and Influencer at YouTube

  • Alero Akuya, Senior Director North America Olympics, Athlete and Purpose Marketing at Nike

  • Cashmere Nicole, Founder, President & CEO of Beauty Bakerie Cosmetics

  • Julian Mitchell, Journalist & Forbes Columnist

  • Walter Mosley, Partner at Mosely & Associates

  • Sarah Henry, Senior Vice President, General Manager North Amerca at Fresh Cosmetics

  • Maloni Goss CBS '08, Head of Accounts, Fragrance and Beauty at Chanel

  • Fred Greene, III, Real Estate Developer and Co-Founder of Project Destined

  • Mandell Crawley, Head of Private Wealth Management at Morgan Stanley

  • J. Stratford Dennis CBS '17, Managing Director at Goldman Sachs

  • Grace Eleyae, CEO & Founder of Grace Eleyae satin-lined caps

  • Stewart Cornelius, Agency Development Lead at Twitter

  • Ofo Ezeugwu, Founder of WhoseYourLandlord, Inc.

We look forward to connecting with you!


Note on Tickets: Undergraduate students are eligible for discounted tickets. Please email cbselevate@gmail.com for more details. All ticket sales are final.

Reduced CBS student ticket pricing made possible by the Columbia Business School Dean’s Office and the Office of Student Affairs.

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258 West 118th Street

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