9th Annual Empowerment Network Conference & Luncheon


Keynote Speakers:


Chris Jones  BCT PartnersDr. Christopher Jones – Principal, BCT Partners
“Making a Greater and Lasting Impact through Community-driven Revitalization”
(Former Executive Director of the Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative, one of the nation’s most highly recognized and celebrated community-led revitalization efforts.)

Christopher received his B.S. in Physics and Mathematics from Morehouse College, his Master’s in Nuclear Engineering and Technology & Policy from MIT and his PhD in Urban Studies and Planning also from MIT. His PhD research at MIT focused on issues of discrimination within the energy sector. READ MORE »


Barrington IrvingBarrington Irving – Founder/Director – Experience Aviation
“Dream Big and Fly High:  Accomplishing What Others Say is Impossible”
(The youngest person and only African-American to pilot a plane around the world solo.)

Barrington Irving is very good at rising above obstacles. Raised in Miami’s inner city, surrounded by crime, poverty, and failing schools, he beat the odds to become the youngest person and only African American ever to fly solo around the world. He built a plane himself, made his historic flight, graduated magna cum laude from an aeronautical science program, and founded a dynamic educational nonprofit. READ MORE »


Marshawn Evans Marshawn Evans Daniels
Author. Entrepreneur. Speaker. Strategist.

“The Dreamonomics Shift: Capacity-Building through Income Acceleration”
Marshawn Evans Daniels is a Reinvention Strategist, Influence Expert and Best-Selling Author known as The Godfidence® Coach. A master in teaching the art of manifestation, this former Sports Attorney and Miss America Finalist, left her full-time job as a stuffy big-firm lawyer and turned her passion for people into a million-dollar enterprise just a few years ago. She helps emerging & established women influencers of faith to Believe Bigger, Live Bigger and Profit Bigger so that they can ultimately Give Bigger. READ MORE »


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