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

GDG Waterloo
Thu, Feb 13, 2020, 6:30 PM (EST)

About this event

Powered by WTM-Waterloo: BlackMaple.io in conjunction with Innovate Inclusion Present: 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!

To register for the event visit: https://wtm-waterloo-bhm.eventbrite.ca/

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 markers to be announced....


6:30-7:00pm (Welcome Reception)

7:00-8:30pm (Lightning Talks)

8:30-9:30pm (Wrap Up Reception/Networking)

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.