Presented by Secret Black Girl Meeting x Free Juice

As entrepreneurs, freelancers and even corporate America professionals, we are often completely confused on the first steps to really take our career to the next level. In this half day event, we discussed where to start and prepare you to take full control.

Panel 1: Marketing, Strategy, Pitching & Producing

Everybody has a brand whether you have a 9 to 5 or you’re an entrepreneur...or BOTH. It’s all about figuring out where your personal brand aligns with said company/brand and how to pitch yourself and ideas in order to secure the bag.

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Panel 2: Fundraising, Leading, Conceptualizing Your Biz

Now that you’ve solidified your idea, how do you bring it to life? There are various ways to fund a business whether you’re a small biz, content creator, or building your own startup. Learn what it means to be a founder and how to build the business you want on your terms.

Panelists include:

  • Leyonna Barba, Executive Director of Technology and Disruptive Commerce Group at JP Morgan

  • Kelly Ifill, Cofounder of Seneca Network and Strategic Partnerships Manager at Company

  • Lenore Champagne Beirne, Founder at Bright Ventures Accelerator

  • Olivia Owens, Business Development & Partnerships Manager at iFundWomen

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Photos by SirMoore and NetsRepublic.

Video by Niko.

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