UMSL DEI Accelerator Demo Day


Full Half-Day Schedule:

9:30 a.m. // Countdown Begins, Virtual Expo Hall Opens

10:00 a.m. // Virtual Program:

  • Introduction from Chancellor Sobolik
  • Celebrating the Inaugural Cohort
  • Meet the Founders

10:40 a.m. // Sponsor Q&A hosted by Managing Director Monique Bynum featuring:

  • Gwen Mizell, Vice President of Sustainability and Electrification and Entrepreneur-in-Residence for Ameren
  • Zachary Goodman, MD, Director of Clinical Innovation for Express Scripts

11:00 a.m. // Main Stage – Discussion with George Leno Holes, Jr, PhD., and Keiry “Katie” Moreno Bonnett of Hire Henry hosted by:


  • Mike Bynum, Senior Associate of FedTech

11:20 a.m. Main Stage // Discussion with Tyrean Lewis of Heru Urban Farming hosted by:

  • Shayn Prapaisilp, Chief Operating Officer of STJ Group Holdings

11:40 a.m. Main Stage // Discussion with Eric Love and Darren Williams of Assembly On Demand hosted by:

  • Julia Li, Head of Social Impact and Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion for Thumbtack

12:00 p.m. // Intermission Performance by:

  • Lydia Caesar, Performing Artist & Co-Founder of Sauce Records

12:10 p.m. Main Stage // Discussion with Michelle Robinson of DEMIblue Natural Nails hosted by:

  • Kesha Kent, Best Selling Author, Podcast Host & National Diversity Leader
  • Lydia Caesar, Performing Artist & Co-Founder of Sauce Records

12:30 p.m. Main Stage // Discussion with Darren Young and Charlene Lopez-Young of The Fattened Caf hosted by:

  • Qui Tran, Executive Chef of Nudo House and Mai Lee

12:50 p.m. Main Stage // Discussion with Akeem Young of Flipstik hosted by:

  • Tracy Verner, Community Development Manager of AllTru Credit Union
  • Meg O., Media Personality

1:10 p.m. Main Stage // Final Remarks by:

  • Dan Lauer, Executive Director of UMSL Accelerate

1:20 p.m. // Virtual Event Ends

The event is finished.

Date

Mar 25 2021
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Time

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Mar 25 2021
  • Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Cost

Free

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