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#GoalGetHer  Conference Agenda

8:30 AM- 9:00 AM Registration | Continental Breakfast


9:00 AM- 9:15 AM Welcome to iCAN Collective

9:30 AM- 10:15 AM Balancing Your 9-5 and Your Business


Whitney Woodard — Moderator

Panelists: Morgan Owens, Kesia King, Devin Moody-Graham


10:15 AM – 11:15 AM 

Get Funded - Raising Capital For Your Business

Sophia Zisook -


Moderator: Dometi Pongo

Panel: Tony Wilkins and William Robinson

11:15 AM- 11:45 AM 

Going From Idea to Execution (Presentation)/ (PowerPoint)

Speaker: Jasmine Shells 

11:45 PM- 12:30 PM 

Melanin and Mental Health: Self-care for entrepreneurs


Moderator: Ebony Harris

Panelist: Lindsey Vertner, Rashidat, Janine Hill, Farissa Knox, Vunzai Yeazel

12:30 PM-1:15 PM 

Keynote: Amara Enyia— Chicago Mayoral Candidate


1:15 PM – 2:00 PM 

Creating Sales Funnels that Get You Paid (Presentation  / PowerPoint)

Speaker: Vanessa Cabrera 


2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Utilizing Tech in Your Business

Intro: Jinja Birkenbeuel, Illinois Lead - Google Digital Workshops

Moderator: Tim Jones

Panelists: Nekia Nichelle, Horace Flournoy, Lindsay Austin, Tiffany Williams

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM #FlyFemaleFounder Fireside Chat

Moderator: Afenya Montgomery

Panelists: Laurie Underwood, Alexis Stanley


3:30 PM-3:45 PM Snack Break


3:45PM-4:00 PM

Ashley Kirkwood, Legalizing Your Business

4:00 PM- 4:45 PM Build A Brand | Create a Buzz- Let’s Talk PR


Moderator: Vanessa Abron

Panelists: D.C. Crenshaw, Alexandra Bernard-Simmons, Samantha Callender, Ashley White


4:45PM- 5:00PM Closing Remarks

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