The C1B1 Summit
The SOFEI Group is excited to host its first C1B1 Summit on Saturday, June 20 from 8:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Harborside Hotel in Oxon Hill, Maryland. The event's goal is to decrease the ambition gap among women and girls of color by showcasing the contribution women of color are making to create an equitable culture in their place of work, business, community, and society as a whole. This year's theme is "Bridging Business and Career Excellence among Women and Girls of Color."
What to Expect?
Marian Wright Edelman states, "You Can't be What You Can't See." And, summit attendees can expect to be informed and inspired with intriguing and powerful conversations led by women of color panelists that represent excellence in academia, business, and corporate America.
Who Should Attend?
Women and girls of color in need of role models they can emulate to achieve academic, business, economic and corporate success.
- 8:30 am - Check-in & Continental Breakfast
- 8:50 am - Event Welcome
- 9:00 am - Women in Technology
- 9:40 am - Women in Business Panelist
- 10:00 am - Women in Finance Panelist
- 10:40 am - Women in Law & Justice
- 11:20 am - Health & Wellness Panelists
- 12:00 pm - Break
- 12:15 pm - Lunch & Speaker
- 1:00 pm - Networking
- 1:20 pm - Closing Remarks
C1B1 Summit Panelists
This year's panelists represent excellence in business (e.g., Harris & Harris Wealth Management, Alena7 Fitness, Business Management & Associates, Digital Sista, Divine Empowerment, Learning Through Change, and Zane Networks), corporations (AARP, BAE Systems North America, Discovery, and Microsoft), and nonprofit organizations (e.g., National Black Police Association).