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The State of the Black Professional & Entrepreneur Summit

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· Stage
Welcome
Welcome from The President of The National Black MBA Association, Chicago Chapter
Paula Fontana Victoria Cathey Marvin Jones Amelia Jackson Paula Fontana Monique Houston Angela Foster-Woods
2021-02-27T10:00:00Z 2021-02-27T10:15:00Z America/Chicago Welcome https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening Presentation
Opening Presentation by Paula Fontana, VP Strategic Program Initiatives, National Black MBA Association
Paula Fontana Amelia Jackson Stacy Crook Paula Fontana Monique Houston Angela Foster-Woods
2021-02-27T10:15:00Z 2021-02-27T10:45:00Z America/Chicago Opening+Presentation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
VIP Lounge
VIP Lounge (NBMBAA Members Only)
Melvin Flowers Demetria Manning, MBA, MPM Ivy Pittman
2021-02-27T10:45:00Z 2021-02-27T11:00:00Z America/Chicago VIP+Lounge https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Get to know your fellow attendees
Networking with other members in short 1:1 sessions via video
Melvin Flowers
2021-02-27T10:45:00Z 2021-02-27T11:00:00Z America/Chicago Get+to+know+your+fellow+attendees https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
State of the Black Professional
To understand the state of the black professional both current & future and what solutions/programming the chapter can help address
LuTonda Baumgardner
2021-02-27T11:00:00Z 2021-02-27T11:45:00Z America/Chicago State+of+the+Black+Professional https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The State of the Black Entrepreneur
To understand the state of the black entrepreneur (current & future) and what solutions/programming the chapter can help address.
Melinda Jordan
2021-02-27T11:00:00Z 2021-02-27T11:45:00Z America/Chicago The+State+of+the+Black+Entrepreneur https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The State of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Breakout (Corporate Sponsors Only)
To understand the state of DE&I for Corporate Sponsors and what solutions/programming the chapter can help address
J Israel Greene
2021-02-27T11:00:00Z 2021-02-27T11:45:00Z America/Chicago The+State+of+the+Diversity%2C+Equity+%26+Inclusion+Breakout+%28Corporate+Sponsors+Only%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Get to know your fellow attendees
Networking sessions-Expand your reach, take three minutes and get to know fellow attendees
2021-02-27T11:45:00Z 2021-02-27T12:00:00Z America/Chicago Get+to+know+your+fellow+attendees https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
VIP Lounge
VIP Lounge (NBMBAA Members Only)
Demetria Manning, MBA, MPM Ivy Pittman
2021-02-27T11:45:00Z 2021-02-27T12:00:00Z America/Chicago VIP+Lounge https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
State of the Black Professional Part II
To understand the state of the black professional both current & future and what solutions/programming the chapter can help address
LuTonda Baumgardner
2021-02-27T12:00:00Z 2021-02-27T12:45:00Z America/Chicago State+of+the+Black+Professional+Part+II https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The State of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Breakout (Corporate Sponsors Only) Part II
To understand the state of DE&I for Corporate Sponsors and what solutions/programming the chapter can help address
J Israel Greene
2021-02-27T12:00:00Z 2021-02-27T12:45:00Z America/Chicago The+State+of+the+Diversity%2C+Equity+%26+Inclusion+Breakout+%28Corporate+Sponsors+Only%29+Part+II https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
The State of the Black Entrepreneur Part II
To understand the state of the black entrepreneur (current & future) and what solutions/programming the chapter can help address.
Melinda Jordan
2021-02-27T12:00:00Z 2021-02-27T12:45:00Z America/Chicago The+State+of+the+Black+Entrepreneur+Part+II https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Get to know your fellow attendees
Networking sessions-Expand your reach, take three minutes and get to know fellow attendees
2021-02-27T12:45:00Z 2021-02-27T12:55:00Z America/Chicago Get+to+know+your+fellow+attendees https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Summit Debrief
Recap discussions/outcomes for each breakout and discuss best practices for members, sponsors, and the chapter's involvement
J Israel Greene Paula Fontana Paula Fontana Angela Foster-Woods LuTonda Baumgardner Melinda Jordan
2021-02-27T12:55:00Z 2021-02-27T13:45:00Z America/Chicago Summit+Debrief https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Remarks
Closing remarks by Chicago Chapter President, Mrs. Stacy Crook
Paula Fontana Amelia Jackson Paula Fontana Stacy Crook
2021-02-27T13:45:00Z 2021-02-27T13:55:00Z America/Chicago Closing+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-state-of-the-black-professional-entrepreneur Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Paula Fontana

Vice President, Strategic Programming Initiatives at National Black MBA Association

J Israel Greene

Certified Diversity Executive

Marvin Jones

Sponsor

Victoria Cathey

Sponsor

Melvin Flowers

Speaker

Kevin SMITH

Moderator

Adam Callery

NBMBAA Member

Amelia Jackson

Immediate Past President, NBMBAA Chicago Chapter

Angela Foster-Woods

Past President, NBMBAA Chicago Chapter

Ivy Pittman

NBMBAA

Monique Houston

Vice President of Programming

Paula Fontana

Vice President, Strategic Programming Initiatives at National Black MBA Association

Demetria Manning, MBA, MPM

Director of Membership

Melinda Jordan

Director of Entrepreneurship

LuTonda Baumgardner

Director of Career and Professional Development

Stacy Crook

President, National Black MBA, Chicago

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