A Silver Jubilee Celebration of Black History Month powered by WTM-Waterloo – Innovate Inclusion

A Silver Jubilee Celebration of Black History Month powered by WTM-Waterloo

I Am My Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams: A Silver Jubilee Celebration of Black History Month.

Join us for an interactive evening of storytelling, cultural exchange, inspiration and celebration of some remarkable Black Founders, Tech Makers, Entrepreneurs, Creatives and Community Builders!

Our Incomparable Speakers:

Sarah Juma: Founder and Director, Innovate Inclusion

Damola Adepetu: PhD: Manager, Data Science at Loblaw

Akailah Wilson: University Programs Specialist, Google

Jessie Estwick: Content Research Specialist, ApplyBoard

Kasie Maduabunachukwu: Researcher and Developer

Anwar Jeffrey: Software Developer, Bonfire

Alana Arthur: Owner, Freedom Cycle

Rawl Banton: Senior Innovation Advisor, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Sagal Muse: Social Media Strategist, InVision App & Founder and Creative Director, Muse Avenue

Camille Mitchell: Design Architect, Gensler

Alicia Wynter: Owner, Alicia Wynter Photography

….Additional speakers to be announced….

Our Amazing Host:

Naudia Banton: Director of Operations, IntelliFLEX Innovation Alliance

Our Makers Market Includes:

Artisanal Design Co.

Piece of MamaAfrica

Muse Avenue

Freedom Cycle

….Additional makers to be announced….

Note: This event is open to all community members! We will be capturing various moments of our celebration. By attending this event, you consent to being photographed and/or filmed. Food and beverages will be served at the event!

Parking: Available in the lot across from the Google building on Breithaupt Street.

BlackMaple.io: The untapped talent marketplace™️, where great people, great opportunities and inclusive communities connect!

Women Techmakers: Google’s Women Techmakers program provides visibility, community, and resources for women in technology.

Innovate Inclusion: A not for profit that advocates for the success of underrepresented communities in technology and entrepreneurship.

Hourly Schedule

6:30 - 7:00
Welcome Description
7:00 - 8:30
Lightning Talks
8:30 - 9:30
Wrap Up Reception/Networking

Date

Feb 13 2020

Time

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Cost

Free

More Info

Event Registration

Location

Google BRT1
25 Breithaupt St, Kitchener ON, N2H 5G5
Women Techmakers

Organizer

Women Techmakers
Website
https://www.womentechmakers.com/

Other Organizers

BlackMaple.io
Website
http://blackmaple.io
Innovate Inclusion
Innovate Inclusion
Website
http://innovateinc.co

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