ELON, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 28, 2023–Celebrate & Elevate, an inclusive online community and network advancing women of color and allies in tech, media, and business—has released the agenda for its inaugural The Entrepreneurial Spirit Summit (TESS). A unique one-day event, TESS is designed to create economic opportunities for diverse women professionals by providing them with access to experts, decision-makers, educational resources, and curated connections. The full-day Summit will be held on Saturday, July 29 at Elon University in Elon, North Carolina and will be presented by Bank of America. Additional partners include Tory Burch Foundation and The Female Quotient.
“We have assembled a rockstar line-up of women speakers whose insights and expertise we can’t wait to share with our attendees”Tweet this
The full agenda is now available online. Speakers include Fawn Weaver, Uncle Nearest; Akilah Weaver, Bank of America; Molly Heffernan, Tory Burch Foundation; Dr. Connie Book, Elon University; Tamara (Tammy) Armour, Talent Activated; Emma Battle, Market Vigor; Jame’ Jackson, LinkedIn; Amber Coleman-Mortley, The Female Quotient; Annie Evans, Dream Ventures; Kori Hale, CultureBanx and Forbes; Amber Mike, BET; Deanna Taylor, EBONY; and Stacey Whitenight, Latinas in Tech.
- Keynote: How She Built It with Fawn Weaver
- Fireside Chat: Leveraging LinkedIn For Your Next Career Win
- Panel: Funding Your Future: Getting Money For Your Startup
- Workshop: Dare To Jump: Mitigating Self Sabotage in Business
- Fireside Chat: Making Work ‘Work’ for Women & Families
- Panel: Leadership During Difficult Times
- Workshop: Accelerate Your Career: A “Fair Play” Approach
Lunch & Learn Options:
- Home Ownership 101
- Female Founders Circle
- Personal Branding 101
- The Motherhood Circle
- Relationship Building Done Right
- Women Funding Women
- Building Executive Presence
- Killing It Softly: Soft Skills to Upgrade Your Career
“We have assembled a rockstar line-up of women speakers whose insights and expertise we can’t wait to share with our attendees,” said Nneka Enurah, founder of Celebrate & Elevate and creator of The Entrepreneurial Spirit Summit. “We couldn’t be more excited to host our first Summit and look forward to seeing everyone at Elon University next month.”
About Celebrate & Elevate
Celebrate & Elevate is an inclusive online community and network helping to advance women of color and allies in tech, media, and business. The social enterprise aims to unlock economic opportunities for women through content, community events, and coaching. Visit www.celebrateelevate.com for more information.