Friday, September 14
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: 140A


    • Donald Payne, Jr.

      Member of Congress representing New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District
      U.S. House of Representatives

Invited Moderator(s)

    • Jill Johnson

      Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership

Invited Panelist(s)

  • Damien Hooper- Campbell

    Chief Diversity Officer

  • Jean-Robert Baguidy

    Sr. Business Development Specialist
    U.S. Department of Commerce/Minority Business Development Agency

  • Angel Anderson

    Spice Shop Owner
    The SpiceSuite

  • Harry Thomas, Jr.

    Vice President, Bethesda Field Office
    McDonald’s USA, LLC

  • CB

    Cory Booker

“Building Your Brand and Accessing Capital to Create a Business Empire”
This session will include an annual update on the advancements of African Americans in entrepreneurship and small businesses, and an esteemed panel will offer tips on building a thriving business in emerging industries that can withstand the test of time to create generational wealth.