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ClickUrban, LLC Announces Thematic Panel Discussions on Black Economics & Community Empowerment set for February 2021

Sponsored in part by Black PR Wire; Early bird pricing ends Jan 31; Register today – https://www.thefutureisnowconference.com

(Black PR Wire) North Carolina – The Future Is Now 2021 conference takes place Feb. 8-12, 2021.  This 5-day event will be jam packed days of amazing content and discussions. Recent developments and global conversations have been the catalyst to create panel discussions around relevant topics around the current and future landscape of Black economics and community.

Panel discussions will be held daily February 8 – 12, each with an impressive group of industry leaders who will focus on solutions for black economics and community empowerment, and offer perspective on what’s ahead. Take advantage of forward-thinking keynote speakers, networking with influential attendees, and much more. Be a part of the change and register today for $97! Early bird pricing ends Jan 31. https://www.thefutureisnowconference.com.

 

The conference line up of dynamic presenters include the following:

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February 8: Securing the Bag: Economic Security for Black Families & Communities., 9 am to 10 am EST

Moderator: Sasha Simmons, MPH, Phoenix, AZ; Owner, Speak Life, LLC

Panelists:

Chantel Jackson, United States; Assembly Member 79th District, New York State Assembly

Dr. Pamela Ellis, MBA, PhD, Dayton, OH; CEO, Compass Education Strategies

Constance Craig-Mason, York County, PA; CEO & Agency Owner, Concierge Financial Group

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Stephen Jackson, New York, NY; CEO & Executive Director, Workshop in Business Opportunities (WIBO)

 

February 8: Being Black in Corporate America: An Intersectional Exploration., 12 pm to 1 pm EST

Moderator: Linda R. Taliaferro, Royal Oak, MI; Founder & CEO of The TEE – The Extra Effort; VP of Global Quality, Meritor Inc

Panelists:

Dr. Elizabeth Carter, PhD, CPCU, Pittsburgh, PA; Director of Finance, Highmark, Inc

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Bridget Leonard – Founder & CEO, Bridget Leonard Enterprises, LLC

Terry Allen, Dallas, TX; CEO, 1016 Media, Award-Winning Sales Leader. Public Relations & Marketing Executive and Community Advocate

Dr. Amina Gilyard James, Washington, DC; Founder & Principal of Influence|OD, CEO of Duke Ventures

 

February 9: Becoming Black Women: Intimate Stories and Intersectional Identities., 9 am to 10 am EST

Moderator: Quinn Conyers, Middle River, MD; CTO, Quinn Conyers Consulting

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Panelists:

Lisa Renee Johnson, Antioch, CA; CEO, Lisa Renee Johnson Enterprises

Dr. Elizabeth Carter, PhD, CPCU; Pittsburgh, PA; Director of Finance, Highmark, Inc

Carol Muleta, Baltimore, MD; Co-Founder, Gardener Parenting Consultants & Talk Radio Host, Parenting 411

Miara Shaw, Houston, TX; Founder, Maven Business Academy

 

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February 9: How does systematic racism affect access to capital & building wealth for BIPOC people., 12 pm to 1 pm EST

Moderator: Jay Veal, M.Ed, Atlanta, GA; CEO of INC Education

Panelists:

Sunny E. Isuekebhor, Nigeria; International Keynote Speaker and Leadership Expert, CEO, SUEKS

Natajia Miller, The Bahamas; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Consultant, Mind Fro

JJ Conway, Shreveport-Bossier City, LA; CEO, Building Wealth Together

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Leonard Webb, Cumberland, MD; Founder & Educational Consultant, Webolutionary Motivations, LLC

 

February 10: Media Representations and Impact on the Lives of Black Men and Boys., 9 am to 10 am EST

Moderator: Carol Muleta, Baltimore, MD; Co-Founder & Partner, Gardener Parenting Consultants| Talk Radio Host, Parenting 411

Panelists:

Jarriod Burch, Indianapolis, IN; CEO, Value on Purpose, LLC

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Rasheed Graham – Charlotte, NC; Co-Founder & CFO, ClickUrban, LLC

Sunny E. Isuekebhor, Nigeria; International Keynote Speaker and Leadership Expert, CEO, SUEKS

Alex Bryant, Austin, TX; Media Relations Director, Trevor Romain Company

 

February 10: What does Activism beyond the hashtag look like., 12 pm to 1 pm EST

Moderator: Sasha Simmons, MPH, Phoenix, AZ; Founder, Speak Life, LLC

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Panelists:

Toni Woodlon, CEO and Chief Consultant, EdAlly Consulting

Fabiola Paul, New Brunswick, NJ; CEO & Therapist, Enlightening Counseling & Educational Services, LLC

Rodney C. Burris, Baltimore, MD; Leadership Development Trainer, RodneyCBurris.com

Tamika Newman, MBA, Houston, TX; Founder& Chief Consultant, Grit and Grind Athletics LLC

 

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February 11: Intersectionality and Stem: The Role of Race and Gender in Academic Pursuits of Black Women in STEM., 9 am to 10 am EST

Moderator: Linda R. Taliaferro, Royal Oak, MI; Founder & CEO of The TEE – The Extra Effort; VP of Global Quality, Meritor Inc

Panelists:

JJ Conway, Shreveport-Bossier City, LA; CEO, Building Wealth Together

Sasha Simmons, MPH, Phoenix, AZ; Founder, Speak Life, LLC

Mireille Toulekima, Perth, Western Australia; Founder & Global Adviser in Energy and STEM, Public Figure, Global Influencer, MT Energy Resources, Ltd.

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February 11: Do NOT Go Fund Me: Why do we need to have a Will made and how do we build a legacy for our kids after we are gone leveraging Life Insurance and more., 12 pm to 1 pm EST

Moderator: Jay Veal, M.Ed, Atlanta, GA; CEO of INC Education

Panelists:

Dr. Omai Kofi, Dallas-Fort Worth, TX; Founder, The Board of Literacy

Constance Craig-Mason, York County, PA; CEO & Agency Owner, Concierge Financial Group

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Ranada Dalton, Indianapolis, Indiana, CEO, Empowered Living Inc

 

February 12: An 800 Credit Score is Worth More than $100k Cash: Why is Great Credit Needed in the Black Community and how to leverage it for Income Streams., 9 am to 10 am EST

Moderator: Dr. Elizabeth Carter, PhD, CPCU, Pittsburgh, PA; Director of Finance, Highmark, Inc

Panelists:

Rasheed Graham – Charlotte, NC; Co-Founder & CFO, ClickUrban, LLC

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Kelly Swann, Baltimore, MD; Founding Partner, KTR Partners  

Constance Craig-Mason, York County, PA; CEO & Agency Owner, Concierge Financial Group

 

February 12: The Power of Owning Land and Real Estate to Build Wealth: A Deeper Look., 12 pm to 1 pm EST

Moderator: Tamika Newman, MBA, Houston, TX; Founder& Chief Consultant, Grit and Grind Athletics LLC

Panelists:

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JJ Conway, Shreveport-Bossier City, LA; CEO, Building Wealth Together

Benaisha Poole-Watson, Mansfield, TX; Real Estate Investor, Developer, Custom Home Builder, Top 1% Real Estate Sales, Owner of The Bailey Watson Real Estate Group

Dr. Amina Gilyard James, Washington, DC; Founder & Principal of Influence|OD, CEO of Duke Ventures

About #TheFutureIsNow2021 Conference: This event is targeted towards entrepreneurs, start-ups, business owners, organizations, companies, thought leaders, disruptors, innovators, and change makers who are making a real impact in the world with their message wanting to expand both locally and internationally. Learn more at: https://www.thefutureisnowconference.com/

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