African Queens on American Soil
Time & Location
About the Event
Black entrepreneurs have always been creative luminaries pioneering advances in innovation and technology. Several Black-owned companies across the diaspora were created as a form of resistance to racism, prejudice and discrimination. In many ways Black entrepreneurship is a form of activism.
This event features presentations, a panel and fireside chat with a focus on marketing, funding your business, investment, community engagement and building your dream from the ground up.
We'll have dinner featuring foods from across the diaspora and speakers that will share their stories, but most importantly, their strategies for success in entrepreneurship with all that we face as Black business owners, dreamers and leaders.
Ankara, Kente or all-black attire is encouraged.
You can rock a gown, pants, skirt, suit, cocktail dress- whatever you like
5:00-5:45pm Registration and Dinner
5:45-6:00pm - Guided Meditation with Rashidat Owe
6:00-6:30pm - Village Marketing- Growing Your Community from Within Latoya Underwood
6:30- 7:00pm -Business Credit and Funding- La Toya Jackson
7:30-8:15pm - Fireside Chat with Kim Lewis
8:15-8:45pm The Activism of Entrepreneurship- Boyede Sobitan, Ibie Hart, Keeana Barber
8:45-10:00pm - Reception
*By entering the event, all attendees are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. All guests voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree not to hold Afenya Montgomery, The iCAN Collective, Windy City Realty, Chicagoland RE or any of their affiliates, directors, officers, employees, agents, contractors, or volunteers liable for any illness of injury.
- Admission$100+$10 Sales Tax$100+$10 Sales Tax0$0
- Table of Four$340+$34 Sales Tax$340+$34 Sales Tax0$0
- Table of 6$510+$51 Sales Tax$510+$51 Sales Tax0$0