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WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. MEMORIAL CONFERENCE

At the WMY conference, prominent business and civic leaders present their perspectives on pertinent trends disrupting a breadth of industries and functional areas, driving thoughtful dialogue on how to champion innovation with mature enterprises, new ventures, and personal endeavors.

This year, we are excited to unveil the Wharton School's Innovation & Black Entrepreneurship Series and New Venture Competition, both of which are designed to highlight, empower, and support Black professionals engaged in innovation.

When

February 19-20, 2021

Virtual

Where

A SEAT AT THE TABLE

We are bridging pathways across our diverse slate of featured founders, corporate executives, and board directors, who are all movers and shakers in their respective fields.

Get out of the day-to-day routine and get inspired by 20+ CEO and C-Suite speakers in keynote presentations, breakout sessions, and panel discussions!

A NEW GENERATION OF BLACK INNOVATORS

Watch our esteemed Judges' Panel listen to the 10 New Venture Competition Finalists pitch for their chance to win $175,000 in cash and in-kind prizes to springboard their businesses.

AND be a part of the process too! Conference attendees will have the opportunity to vote on a Crowd Favorite, selecting one lucky venture to win an additional $25,000.

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THE WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. MEMORIAL CONFERENCE

BRIDGING PATHWAYS TO SCALE BLACK INGENUITY

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FEATURED SPEAKERS

Dr. Iman Abuzeid

Founder & CEO

Incredible Heath

Stacy Brown-Philpot

Former CEO | Advisor | Board Director

TaskRabbit | SoftBank Opportunity Fund | HP Inc, Nordstrom, Black Girls Code, & The Urban Institute

Dan Getelman

Founder & CTO

Remix

John Rogers

Chairman, Co-CEO, & Co-CIO

Ariel Investments

Cara Sabin

CEO

Sundial Brands

Suzanne Shank

President & CEO

Siebert Williams Shank & Co

Tristan Walker

Founder & CEO

Walker & Company Brands

Lisa Wardell

Chairman & CEO

Adtalem Global Education

Ryan Williams

Founder & CEO

Cadre

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