Agenda

Friday, April 21

 

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Alumni Networking Event The Durham Hotel
315 E Chapel Hill St
Durham, NC 27701

Saturday, April 22

 

8:30 – 9:15 a.m. Registration The Fuqua School of Business
100 Fuqua Drive
Durham, NC 27708
9:15 – 10:15 a.m. Diversity & Inclusion Panel

This panel will feature the heads of Diversity & Inclusion from numerous organizations. The speakers will highlight the ropes to skip and the ropes to know for minorities as they enter and progress throughout their career.

Speakers:

  • Oris Stuart, NBA
  • Julius Pryor, Previously  Genentech
  • Cynthia Bowman, Bank of America
 
10:15 – 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions – Choose One

  • Entrepreneurship and Managing your Day Job
  • Making Significant Impact as a New Hire and Work/Life Balance Thereafter
  • How Politics and Media Affect Workplace Dynamics
  • The Future of Tech Outside of Silicon Valley
11:30 – 11:45 a.m. Transition to JB Duke Hotel
11:45 – 12:30 Lunch The JB Fuqua Hotel
12:30 – 12:45 Transition to Fuqua School of Business
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. The Shifting Demographic Landscape of America and the Opportunities within it Panel

During this session panelists will share how they built organizations as minority founders or targeting/supporting minorities and discuss the opportunities future minority business leaders have given the demographic shift of America. 

  • Isa Watson
  • Rashaun Williams
  • Kristin Jones
  • Devin Johnson
 
1:45 – 2:00 p.m. Break
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Breakout Sessions – Choose One

  • Entrepreneurship and Managing your Day Job
  • Making Significant Impact as a New Hire and Work/Life Balance Thereafter
  • How Politics and Media Affect Workplace Dynamics
  • The Future of Tech Outside of Silicon Valley
 
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Break
3:15 – 3:25 p.m. Presentation of BLMBAO Young Alumni Award  
3:25 – 3:30 p.m. Engaging as Alumni

  • Duke Black Alumni (DBA)/Duke University Hispanic Latino Alumni Association (DUHLAA)
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Closing Keynote Speaker

Beatriz Acevedo

 
4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Closing Reception  The JB Duke Hotel

 

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