Speakers & Panelists
Startup Fundamentals
Hacking Health Equity Challenges
Cyber Security
LaKisha Greenwade
Michael Ogunsanya
William Mapp
Gabriel Pendleton
Dawn Myers
Arion Long
McKeever (Mac) Conwell
Andrew Suggs
Joycelyn Brown
Jai Amin
Tempestt Davis
Sheronica Barcliff
Alexis Amankwanor
Dr. Leslie Hinkson
Tresa Chambers
Keyon Clinton
Lennie Carter
Dr. William Butler
Jeremy Ruorede
Dr. Dane Brown
Ms. Renata Spinks
Lorenzo Ireland
Monday, November 11, 2019
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Saturday, September 21, 2019
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Friday, September 20, 2019
MIW provides minorities launching new businesses an opportunity to connect with each other and gain exposure to investors. “The early stages of entrepreneurship can be a particularly isolating time...

Attendee Quotes

The speakers were awesome and extremely relevant, helping guide me to where I am going next within my entrepreneurial journey. Next year's organizers will have their hands full trying to equal the quality of this year's event. Looking forward to next years event, ~ Imauri Motorin
I have attended a variety of conferences and would definitely say that this one delivered on value. I really enjoyed the information presented. I have been attending various meetings, and it would be nice if you added a pitch contest.~ MIW Attendee
Incredibly informative. All of the speakers were passionate, knowledgeable, and willing to share the good, the bad, and the ugly all in hopes of preparing the next entrepreneurs for the adventures ahead. ~ Kevin Boone
As the CEO and founder of a new start-up, the conference generated a lot of ideas about how to continue to expand my market position and my qualifications as a viable partner for more established entities… Overall, it was well-organized, the content was solid, speakers were stellar, and, most importantly, it was affordable… I was able to network with potential business/community partners.” ~Teresa Clower
The entrepreneurs and panelists shared firsthand experience, lessons learned and nuggets of wisdom not readily found in books and articles written for a general audience. I also took the opportunity to switch tracks and learn about blockchain and how it will impact cybersecurity, healthcare, education, business and more. Overall, I left equipped with new resources, a deeper network, added insight and a better sense of what I need to do next to move my business idea forward. ~ Nuria Diallo