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Friday, September 15
 

9:30am

The Transformations Wrought by Information Technology
Topics include:
  • Has IT Brought a Veritable Revolution? The Internet of Things
  • Will it Dull our Wits? New Dimensions, New Horizons 
  • Government Data Hunger: Back Doors, Solving Encryption
Stay tuned for more info!

Moderators
avatar for Maria Cristina Caballero

Maria Cristina Caballero

Pres./CEO, Dialogue on Diversity
Maria Cristina Caballero is the founder, president and CEO of Dialogue on Diversity, a nonprofit educational organization based in the District of Columbia that works as a forum for interchange of experience and ideas among women of many ethnic and cultural communities.

Speakers
avatar for Travis Hall

Travis Hall

Telecommunications Policy Analyst, U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Dr. Travis Hall is a Telecommunications Policy Analyst for the National Telecommunications and Information Administration's Office of Policy and Development, focusing on Surveillance and Consumer Privacy. His portfolio includes IoT, UAS, and Blockchain, and he recently successfully... Read More →
avatar for Kim Keenan

Kim Keenan

Pres./CEO, Multicultural Media Telecom and Internet Council
Kim Keenan became the President and CEO of MMTC in September 2014, succeeding MMTC’s Co-Founder and CEO of 28 years, David Honig. Prior to taking the helm at MMTC, Keenan served as General Counsel and Secretary of the NAACP, the oldest and largest civil rights organization in the... Read More →
avatar for Monique Riviere

Monique Riviere

Chief Program Officer, Byte Back
Monique Riviere joined Byte Back in 2014. Years ago, after graduating from Howard University with her bachelor’s in business administration, Monique met Byte Back founder Glenn Stein and began serving as a volunteer instructor. Monique began her IT career serving as a database analyst... Read More →



Friday September 15, 2017 9:30am - 10:00am
AT&T Forum 601 New Jersey Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001

10:15am

The Old and the New in the Lore of Business: Education of the Entrepreneur
Come join us for a conversation on: 
  • Technology: Re-Configuring Old Wisdom, Business Schools, Incubators, Business Centers
  • A Few Special Hurdles for Women Entrepreneurs? STEM (and STEAM) Studies for Women and Girls
  • Technology in the Entrepreneurial Life
Stay tuned for more info!

Moderators
avatar for Maria Cristina Caballero

Maria Cristina Caballero

Pres./CEO, Dialogue on Diversity
Maria Cristina Caballero is the founder, president and CEO of Dialogue on Diversity, a nonprofit educational organization based in the District of Columbia that works as a forum for interchange of experience and ideas among women of many ethnic and cultural communities.

Speakers
avatar for Asela Rebecca Mejia

Asela Rebecca Mejia

Recruiting & Marketing Manager - Hispanic Market, New York Life Insurance
avatar for Roberta Rincon

Roberta Rincon

Manager of Research, Society of Women Engineers
MS

Maria Sevillano

University System (Capital Area location)



Friday September 15, 2017 10:15am - 10:45am
AT&T Forum 601 New Jersey Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001

11:00am

D.C. The Treasure Trove on the Potomac – Fashioning Your Enterprise
Topics include:
  • Forms of Business Organization
  • The D.C. Regulatory Structure
  • The BUSINESS PLAN The Green Bank
  • Financial Management and Access to Capital
  • The Sources of Investment Funds: Banks? D.C. Micro-Finance? Venture Capital? Your Own or Friends’ Resources?
Stay tuned for more info!

Moderators
avatar for Maria Cristina Caballero

Maria Cristina Caballero

Pres./CEO, Dialogue on Diversity
Maria Cristina Caballero is the founder, president and CEO of Dialogue on Diversity, a nonprofit educational organization based in the District of Columbia that works as a forum for interchange of experience and ideas among women of many ethnic and cultural communities.

Speakers
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Gueter Aurelien

Atty. At Law, Venable
MB

Marla Bilonick

Latino Economic Development Center
JG

Julio Güity-Guevara

Dep. Dir., Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs, (on the Green Economy)
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Angela Neira

LifeAsset
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Stephanie Thomas

TruFund, NYC


Friday September 15, 2017 11:00am - 12:20pm
AT&T Forum 601 New Jersey Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001

2:00pm

Commercial Use of the Internet and Other Communications Media
Topics include:
  • Data collection by internet content producers
  • the Privacy Conundrums The limits of Consumer Consent; Broadband and WiFi: Building the Industry Edifice
Stay tuned for more info!

Moderators
avatar for Maria Cristina Caballero

Maria Cristina Caballero

Pres./CEO, Dialogue on Diversity
Maria Cristina Caballero is the founder, president and CEO of Dialogue on Diversity, a nonprofit educational organization based in the District of Columbia that works as a forum for interchange of experience and ideas among women of many ethnic and cultural communities.

Speakers
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Adrian Gropper

Chief Technologv Officer, Patient Privacy Rights


Friday September 15, 2017 2:00pm - 2:30pm
AT&T Forum 601 New Jersey Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001

2:50pm

The Marketing Task For the Minority Firm
Topics being discussed:
  • Savvy, Skills, and Planning
  • Government Aids
  • Private Sector Rules of the RoadMarketing for Women-Owned Businesses
  • The Science and Art of Small/Minority Enterprise Marketing
  • Women’s Business Ownership
  • Contracting Preferences
  • "8(a)", HUB Zones

Moderators
avatar for Maria Cristina Caballero

Maria Cristina Caballero

Pres./CEO, Dialogue on Diversity
Maria Cristina Caballero is the founder, president and CEO of Dialogue on Diversity, a nonprofit educational organization based in the District of Columbia that works as a forum for interchange of experience and ideas among women of many ethnic and cultural communities.

Speakers
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Sagrario Ortiz

Pres./CEO, El Poder de Ser Mujer
SP

Sharon Pinder

Pres./CEO, Capital Region, Minority Supplier Development Council


Friday September 15, 2017 2:50pm - 3:30pm
AT&T Forum 601 New Jersey Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001

3:15pm

Breaking Through the Clutter: Getting Your Brand Across In A Crowded Media Space
Moderators
avatar for Maria Cristina Caballero

Maria Cristina Caballero

Pres./CEO, Dialogue on Diversity
Maria Cristina Caballero is the founder, president and CEO of Dialogue on Diversity, a nonprofit educational organization based in the District of Columbia that works as a forum for interchange of experience and ideas among women of many ethnic and cultural communities.
DM

Diana Marrero

Founder, THE HILL LATINO, former Journalist

Friday September 15, 2017 3:15pm - 3:45pm
AT&T Forum 601 New Jersey Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001

4:00pm

The Global Dimensions of Your Market
Come join as we speak with the U.S. Small Business Administration, International Trade with a focus focus on Latin America, East Asia.

Moderators
avatar for Maria Cristina Caballero

Maria Cristina Caballero

Pres./CEO, Dialogue on Diversity
Maria Cristina Caballero is the founder, president and CEO of Dialogue on Diversity, a nonprofit educational organization based in the District of Columbia that works as a forum for interchange of experience and ideas among women of many ethnic and cultural communities.

Speakers
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Susan Au Allen

President, U.S., Pan-Asian American Chamber of Commerce. (trade with China, Southeast Asia)
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Jorge Salichs

Senior Consultant, Nat’l Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce
PV

Paolo Von Shirach

Pres./CEO, Global Policy Institute


Friday September 15, 2017 4:00pm - 4:30pm
AT&T Forum 601 New Jersey Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001