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
....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.