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Black Business Expo USA

Nov 30th, 2019 - Durham, North Carolina

ELEVATE YOUR BRAND. PARTNER WITH US.

College Summit Agenda

Opening  Ceremony (10:00am)

11 year Anniversary

Host
Eric Kelly III

Road to Success – HS Students

Moderator – Angela Brown,
President of AABEN at BCBSNC

Session 1 (11:00am – 11:45am) 

Writing and Articulating Your Own Narrative

Speaker:
Betina Pope
College Admissions Advisor Counselor, NCSU Upward Bound

Session 2 (12:00pm – 12:45pm) 

SAT ACT: Turn Your Scores into Scholarships

Speaker:
Vincent and Sheba Brown
Owners, A Plus Test Prep

Session 3 (1:00pm – 1:45pm) 

Financial Aid 101

Speaker:
Dr. Ixchel Baker-Tate
Sr. Consultant, Banner Financial Aid

Session 4 (2:00pm – 2:45pm) 

To Be Young, Gifted, and a Black Entrepreneur
Part I (Shammara Hasty – Moderator)

Speaker:
Erika King Owner, EK Branding Consultants
James MurchisonCulinary Influencer, When You Gon Cook For Me
Juston AlfordOwner, Fly By Nature & Company
Douglas TownsendOwner, Core Taekwondo Performance Center

Session 5 (3:00pm – 3:45pm) 

To Be Young, Gifted, and a Black Entrepreneur
Part II (Angela Brown – Moderator)

Speaker:
Erika KingOwner, EK Branding Consultants
Shammara HastyOwner, A Classy Closet Boutique; SFF Consulting
Carmen MurchisonOwner, The V Spot

Road to Success – College Students

Moderator – Shammara Hasty
Adjunct Professor at JCSU, Owner SFF Consulting & A Classy Closet Boutique

Session 1 (11:00am – 11:45am) 

College Ready 101

Speaker:
Dedra Eatmon, PHD
Founder and College Transition Strategist, Tassel to Tassel

Session 2 (12:00pm – 12:45pm) 

Protecting Your Mental and Emotional Health

Speaker:
Ronetta Graham
Owner and Clinical Director, Dewberry Graham LLC

Session 3 (1:00pm – 1:45pm) 

Leveraging LinkedIn to Launch Your Career

Speaker:
Michelle Weathersby
Executive Career Coach and Consultant

Session 4 (2:00pm – 2:45pm) 

To Be Young, Gifted, and a Black Entrepreneur
Part I (Shammara Hasty – Moderator)

Speaker:
Erika King Owner, EK Branding Consultants
James MurchisonCulinary Influencer, When You Gon Cook For Me
Juston AlfordOwner, Fly By Nature & Company
Douglas TownsendOwner, Core Taekwondo Performance Center

Session 5 (3:00pm – 3:45pm) 

To Be Young, Gifted, and a Black Entrepreneur
Part II (Angela Brown – Moderator)

Speaker:
Erika KingOwner, EK Branding Consultants
Shammara HastyOwner, A Classy Closet Boutique; SFF Consulting
Carmen MurchisonOwner, The V Spot

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