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The Thread: Conversations Beyond The Return | Vol. 3

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· Stage
Registration + HopIn 101
Chip Kennedy Nnenna I. Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae) Kwame Som-Pimpong
2020-04-19T11:00:00Z 2020-04-19T11:10:00Z America/New_York Registration+%2B+HopIn+101 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Opening | Why We're Here
Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae) Dr. Zinga  Fraser
2020-04-19T11:10:00Z 2020-04-19T11:30:00Z America/New_York Opening+%7C+Why+We%27re+Here https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Creating New Ways of Existing
@aalaofficial :) Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae) mark blake Jidenna Mobisson Swaady Martin
2020-04-19T11:30:00Z 2020-04-19T12:30:00Z America/New_York Creating+New+Ways+of+Existing https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Travel Africa | When + How Can We Return Again?
Bheki Dube Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae) Naledi Khabo | @naledi Tiffanie Anderson Akwasi Agyeman
2020-04-19T12:30:00Z 2020-04-19T13:10:00Z America/New_York Travel+Africa+%7C+When+%2B+How+Can+We+Return+Again%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Advocating for Ourselves | Race, Class, and Justice in the COVID-19 Era
Candi Castleberry Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae) Aseante Renee Irungu Houghton Rokhaya  Diallo
2020-04-19T13:10:00Z 2020-04-19T13:45:00Z America/New_York Advocating+for+Ourselves+%7C+Race%2C+Class%2C+and+Justice+in+the+COVID-19+Era https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Networking + Stretch Break
DJ YOUNG FOX
2020-04-19T14:05:00Z 2020-04-19T14:10:00Z America/New_York Networking+%2B+Stretch+Break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Representation | Shaping The Narrative in Film and Television
Elon D. Johnson Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae) Funa Maduka Dayna North Sam A
2020-04-19T14:15:00Z 2020-04-19T14:50:00Z America/New_York Representation+%7C+Shaping+The+Narrative+in+Film+and+Television https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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From Within | Art in Turbulent Times
Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae) pierre-christophe gam James Bartlett Meryanne Loum-Martin Stanley Squirewell Zohra Opoku
2020-04-19T14:50:00Z 2020-04-19T15:25:00Z America/New_York From+Within+%7C+Art+in+Turbulent+Times https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking + Stretch Break
DJ YOUNG FOX
2020-04-19T15:25:00Z 2020-04-19T15:40:00Z America/New_York Networking+%2B+Stretch+Break%09 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Corporate Intrapreneurship | Preservation and Advocacy
MIDWIN CHARLES Umindi Francis Ezinne O. @iamezi
2020-04-19T15:40:00Z 2020-04-19T16:25:00Z America/New_York Corporate+Intrapreneurship+%7C+Preservation+and+Advocacy https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Networking + Stretch Break
DJ YOUNG FOX
2020-04-19T16:25:00Z 2020-04-19T16:30:00Z America/New_York Networking+%2B+Stretch+Break%09 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Resilience | Black Joy and Pleasure
Manushka Magloire Eddie  Kadi Taiyé Samuel Penda N'diaye Maat Petrova
2020-04-19T17:00:00Z 2020-04-19T17:35:00Z America/New_York Resilience+%7C+Black+Joy+and+Pleasure https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Enjoyment | Rebuilding the Food and Beverage Industries To Work For Us
Keba  Konte Morgan Fykes COLIN ASARE-APPIAH Ashtin Berry Fatmata Binta
2020-04-19T17:35:00Z 2020-04-19T18:00:00Z America/New_York Enjoyment+%7C+Rebuilding+the+Food+and+Beverage+Industries+To+Work+For+Us https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Deep Dive | Afrocentric Approaches to Health and Education (hosted by Birthright AFRICA)
Nneka Mobisson Katrena Perou Elle Williams @queen_ne4titi Amaka Izuchi Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH Milan Whippa Wiley Walla Elsheikh Jidenna Mobisson
2020-04-19T18:00:00Z 2020-04-19T20:00:00Z America/New_York Deep+Dive+%7C+Afrocentric+Approaches+to+Health+and+Education+%28hosted+by+Birthright+AFRICA%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Deep Dive | Pathways to Wealth Building
Akinyi Ochieng Chase Ross Emanuel Kofi Anku Tijan Watt
2020-04-19T18:00:00Z 2020-04-19T19:00:00Z America/New_York Deep+Dive+%7C+Pathways+to+Wealth+Building https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Meet The People | Community Room I
2020-04-19T18:20:00Z 2020-04-19T18:50:00Z America/New_York Meet+The+People+%7C+Community+Room+I https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Meet The People | Community Room II
2020-04-19T18:20:00Z 2020-04-19T19:00:00Z America/New_York Meet+The+People+%7C+Community+Room+II https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Happy Hour + The Let Out
DJ YOUNG FOX
2020-04-19T18:45:00Z 2020-04-19T20:00:00Z America/New_York Happy+Hour+%2B+The+Let+Out https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing
Kwame Som-Pimpong Chip Kennedy Nnenna I. Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae)
2020-04-19T19:50:00Z 2020-04-19T20:00:00Z America/New_York Closing https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fthe-thread-conversations-beyond-the-return-vol-3 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Ashtin Berry

Founder, Radical XChange

Irungu Houghton

Executive Director, Amnesty International Kenya

Sam A

Actor, Dynasty CW Series

Akinyi Ochieng

Marketing, Nova Credit

COLIN ASARE-APPIAH

Senior Ambassador, Bacardi USA

Penda N'diaye

Founder, Pro Hoe

Aseante Renee

Director of Communications, Common Justice

Dayna North

Writer/Exec producer., Former EP on Insecure

Morgan Fykes

Founder, DCFunemployment

Taiyé Samuel

Entrepreneur

Naledi Khabo | @naledi

Executive Director, Africa Tourism Association

Ezinne O. @iamezi

Head of Inclusion & Diversity, H&M

Kofi Anku

Investor & Real Estate Developer, AyiMensah Park

Jidenna Mobisson

Artist

Walla Elsheikh

Co-Founder & CEO, Birthright AFRICA

Milan Whippa Wiley

Creative Director, Fear & Fancy

Aletha Maybank, MD, MPH

Chief Health Equity Officer, American Medical Association

Amaka Izuchi

Nurse & Actress

Elle Williams @queen_ne4titi

Founder, Nefertiti Media

Katrena Perou

Executive Director, Inspiring Minds

pierre-christophe gam

Artist

Nneka Mobisson

Co-Founder & CEO, mDoc

Funa Maduka

Director of International Original Films, Netflix

Cheraé Robinson (@sasyrae)

Founder & CEO, Tastemakers Africa

Nnenna I.

Consultant

@aalaofficial :)

Founder, Aala Care

Bheki Dube

Founder, CURIOCITY Backpackers

Candi Castleberry

VP, Diversity Partnership Strategy + External Engagement

Elon D. Johnson

Senior Creative Executive, Tyler Perry Studios

Umindi Francis

CEO, Umindi Francis Consulting Group (UFCG)

MIDWIN CHARLES

Managing Principal, Midwin Charles & Associates LLC | Contributer, Essence Magazine

Manushka Magloire

Social Impact & Community, AFROPUNK

Keba Konte

Founder, Red Bay Coffee

Chip Kennedy

Chief Technology Officer, Tastemakers Africa

mark blake

DJ and Wellness Practitioner

James Bartlett

Artist

Eddie Kadi

Comedian

Kwame Som-Pimpong

Consultant

Chase Ross Emanuel

Ecosystem Builder, Carta

Dr. Zinga Fraser

Director, Shirley Chisholm Project of Brooklyn Women’s Activism, Brooklyn College, CUNY

Maat Petrova

Founder, FEMMAGIC

Fatmata Binta

Chef

Meryanne Loum-Martin

Founder, Jnane Tamsna

DJ YOUNG FOX

Artist + Creative

Tijan Watt

General Parner, Wuri Ventures

Oummou Diallo (@tizzy.sassy)

Sales Operations Strategist, Hootsuite

Swaady Martin

Founder & CEO, YSWARA

Akwasi Agyeman

CEO, Ghana Tourism Authority

Tiffanie Anderson

Founder, Away to Africa

Rokhaya Diallo

French Journalist, Writer, Film Director

Stanley Squirewell

Artist

Zohra Opoku

Artist

David A. Wilson

Founder, AFAR Ventures

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