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12:30 pm

HBCU Meetup

March 13, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm CDT
FAIRMONT, Wisteria Room Austin, TX United States + Google Map

Join the HBCU Battle of the Brains team for the official SXSW HBCU Meetup! Kick SXSW off the right way with us on Friday, March 13th from 12:30p to 1:30p in the Fairmont Austin Hotel's Wisteria Room. Since this is an official SXSW event, badges are required. Since the first HBCU was established in 1837, […]

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2:00 pm

Interactive Keynote: Whitney Wolfe Herd & Jon Korngold in conversation with Gayle King

March 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Austin, Texas 78701
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Join Bumble Founder and CEO and MagicLab CEO, Whitney Wolfe Herd, Blackstone’s Global Head of Growth Equity, Jon Korngold, and CBS This Morning’s Gayle King for an in-depth conversation on consumer tech in today’s marketplace.

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2:30 pm

Putting Melanated Faces In Non-Melanated Places

March 13, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm CDT

Tech isn’t the only industry in which Black and Brown faces are underrepresented. Television, media, and gaming are just a few of the industries where you’ll find yourself asking “where are the Black people at?” This panel discussion explores the trials and triumphs of our esteemed panelists.

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3:30 pm

So I Don’t Have To Run A 4.3…Breaking Into The Business Side of Sports

March 13, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm CDT

There are exactly 4,397 jobs for professional athletes across the five major sports leagues (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, and MLS), which puts these athletes in exclusive company. But what if I told you that you didn’t have to be an elite athlete to make it to the big leagues? Learn from these industry professionals how […]

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5:00 pm

The Female Faces of Sports: It’s Not Just A Man’s World

March 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT

Professional sports appear to be a male-dominated industry but there are powerful Black women leading teams and leagues across the country. Join us for this deep dive into the careers of some of the most fascinating leaders in sports.

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Curating Communities of Color in Higher Ed: HBCU’s, HSI’s and PWI’s

March 13, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
JW MARRIOTT ROOM 201-202, 1110 E. 2nd Street
Austin, 78701 United States

With rising costs and admission requirements altering access and recruitment practices in higher education, there should be a continuous conversation about best practices and realistic outcomes. This panel will move beyond the buzzwords of traditional DEI and explore the access, recruitment and retention of communities of color in higher education. Join Ashley Bennett of Kipp […]

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