We have an exciting day planned. In addition to exciting headliners and thematic panels, there will be plenty of time for networking with your fellow conference attendees. We will update this agenda as details are finalized.


9:00am-9:45am | Registration and Check-in

10:00am-10:45am | Opening Keynote: Tracey T. Travis '86, Executive Vice President and CFO of Estée Lauder

11:00am-12:00pm | Panel/Breakouts (2)

  • Retail and Luxury Goods Panel - Progress, Positioning, and Power
    • Speakers: Maloni Goss '08 (Founding Partner at Goss Strategic Advisors) | Amy Hilliard (Founder of The Hilliard Group) | Kia Lowe '11 (Executive at Lancome) | Tiffany Stevenson (Vice President of Talent Management & Development for Sephora Americas) | Rochelle Stewart (Director of Social Strategy & Innovation at Condé Nast Digital)
  • Finance Panel - Investing in Our Communities to Ignite Social Change
    • Speakers: John Rogers (Founder of Ariel Investments) | Melissa James (Vice Chairman of Global Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley) | Steve Holman (Principal at Vanguard) | Chijioke Asomugha '09 (Co-Founder and Managing Partner of the Inkwell Group)

1:00pm-1:30pm | Networking Lunch with Corporate Sponsors

1:30pm-2:30pm | Fireside chat with Robert F. Smith '94, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Vista Equity Partners

Informal Networking and Break

3:00pm-4:00pm | Panel/Breakouts (2)                                                                                                                                                  

  • Technology Panel: Innovating for Inclusion – Black Engagement in the Technology Revolution
    • Speakers: Brian Dixon (Partner at Kapor Capital) | Nnamdi Okike (Founder of 645 Ventures) | Christina Lewis Halpern (Founder of All Star Code) | Camille Hearst (Co-Founder of Kit) | Deon Jones (Ebroji)
  • Media and Entertainment Panel –  Redefining the Black Image in the Media (owning our narrative)
    • Speakers: Will Packer (Producer & Founder at Will Packer Productions) | Keith Clinkscales (Founder of The Shadow League) | Morgan DeBaun (Founder of Blavity) | George Tillman Jr. (Co-Founder of State Street Productions) | Alana Mayo (Head of Originals, Vimeo)

4:15pm-5:15pm | Closing Keynote: Kathy N. Waller, Executive Vice President and CFO of The Coca-Cola Company

5:30pm-7:30pm | Closing Reception