Where Entrepreneurs go to Dream, Learn, and Do.
Ashley Foxx is a dynamic author, educator, and artist. The executive director of Kifani Inc., she fell in love with children’s books while teaching kindergarten and first grade. She loves telling stories, creating art, and of course, causing mischief.
Ashley Northington is a marketing communications professional and entrepreneur. ‘She is the ultimate dreamer and doer.’ The founder of LIveYourBrand, she helps aspiring entrepreneurs move beyond talking about their dreams to actually living them.
Brittany Butler, aka, MissBFab, is The Money Stylist. The wife and mother of three is known for doing everything with a touch of love and a dose of fabulosity. She spends her days helping her tribe become fabulous budget ninjas.
Cha Jones is a seasoned international speaker, expatriate, transformation coach, and author. As the executive director for ExPat Women of Color, Cha is committed to helping women pursue work, study, and travel opportunities abroad.
From corporate employee to entrepreneur, Dana’s career evolved from being an in-house print designer to creative agency founder. Her love for clean design and visual storytelling led her to found Cheers Creative, a brand and web-design agency.
DeWayne Woods has staying power. An urban inspirational vocalist whose faith healed him from a life-altering illness, DeWayne burst on the music scene with his Top 5 radio smash, ‘Let Go.’ Aside from his stellar vocals, he’s a noted humorist.
Domonique Townsend is a prolific speaker, published author, and professional engineer. She empowers women and underserved minorities, while encouraging ambitious working mothers to be confident in the decisions they make for themselves.
Pastor John R. Faison, Sr. is the Senior Pastor of Watson Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Since taking the helm in 2012, membership quadrupled and its innovative outreach tactics have made Pastor Faison a ‘go-to’ resource for Music City.
Socially savvy with roots in the fashion & entertainment industries, Lindsey Walker is the CEO and Lead Publicist of PR Mentality. Lindsey has a true passion for empowering entrepreneurs and helping them reach their audiences through public relations.
Raymond Allmon is the co-founder of Boys Prep Catalyst and the Regional Director of Leadership for Educational Equity. A serial entrepreneur in the live entertainment industry, Allmon is nationally known for his dedication to public education.
Tiffany Gillespie is the lead designer and founder of To the ‘T’ Events. From carrying around for a year a 3-ring binder filled with notes and inspiration to start her business to having her work featured on national television, Tiffany is a certified success.
Torrance “Street Symphony” Esmond is an acclaimed producer. From multi-platinum superstars to independent artists, the GRAMMY Award-winning Track Or Die CEO has produced for some of music’s biggest names including Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Lecrae and more.
Icess Fernandez Rojas is an award winning journalist, blogger, teacher, and writer. She is committed to telling stories and helping others craft amazing stories. When she’s not writing her own mystery novels, she’s busy teaching others how to write.
Janelle Rucker is a natural storyteller. A former newspaper journalist, Janelle is the dynamic founder of ReTyped, a collection of stories that aims to force us to collectively rethink the many stereotypes, that for many people, define us.
John Little is an influential advocate and strategist. He is committed to improving the educational outcomes for students and their families. John is a man on a mission, John spends his spare time with his son, reading and playing basketball.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8
The Full-Time Life: Reaching Your Dreams While Raising A Family
Domonique West Townsend
Investing in YOU: The Cost of Funding Your Dreams
The Tarnished Spoon: How Building From the Bottom Prepared Me for Success
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 9
Living Your Dream
Faith, PR, & Entrepreneurship
When the Going Gets Tough: Embracing & Overcoming Failure
Tragedy + Hardwork * Hustle = Success
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10
How to Survive the Fall
The Importance of Becoming An Authority
Dana James Mwangi
Embrace the Process: The Good, the Bad, & the Truth About Entrepreneurship