The SOFEI Group is excited to host its first C1B1 Summit on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 8:30 am - 2:30 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.  The event'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."  Attendees can expect to be informed and inspired by 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 who desire inspiration and role models to emulate for educational, business, economic, or corporate success.

 

Summit Agenda


  • 8:30 am - Check-in & Continental Breakfast
  • 8:55 am - Event Welcome
  • 9:00 am - Women in Technology
  • 9:55 am - Women in Business Panelist
  • 10:00 am - Women in Finance Panelist
  • 10:55 am - Women in Law & Justice
  • 11:00 am - Health & Wellness Panelists
  • 12:00 pm - Break
  • 12:15 pm - Lunch & Guest Speaker
  • 1:30 pm - Networking
  • 2:00 pm - Closing Remarks & Adjournment

 

C1B1 Summit Panelists


This year's panelists represent excellence in business (e.g., External link opens in new tab or windowHarris & Harris Wealth Management, External link opens in new tab or windowAlena7 Fitness, External link opens in new tab or windowBusiness Management & Associates, External link opens in new tab or windowDigital Sista, External link opens in new tab or windowDivine Empowerment, External link opens in new tab or windowLearning Through Change, and Zane Networks), corporations (AARP, BAE Systems North America, Discovery, and Microsoft), and nonprofit organizations (e.g., External link opens in new tab or windowNational Black Police Association). 



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Event Sponsors


  • Carol Sanders
  • Alston & Bird
  • Mortgage One Financial


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